Cultural Expertise in Asylum Cases in the United States

Event date
21 November 2018
Event time
11:00 - 12:30
Oxford week
CSLS Seminar Room
Prof. ChorSwang Ngin

ChorSwang Ngin is a Professor of Anthropology at California State University, Los Angeles.

Her book Identities on Trial in the United States: Asylum Seekers from Asia (Lexington, 2018) is based her role as an anthropological expert witness in US federal courts.

She has also conducted research on the Vietnamese Boat People in Southeast Asia and on the undocumented “Dreamer” students in California.

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