Amanda Frost

Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law


Amanda’s research focuses on the intersection of immigration law, constitutional law, and administrative law. Her articles have appeared in the Duke Law Journal, the Northwestern Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review, among others. Her non-academic writing has been published in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Slate, and the National Law Journal, and she authors the “Academic round-up” column for SCOTUSblog. Before entering academia, Professor Frost clerked for Judge A. Raymond Randolph on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and spent five years as a staff attorney at Public Citizen, where she litigated civil rights and consumer rights cases at all levels of the federal judicial system. She has also worked for the Senate Judiciary Committee, has served as Director of American University’s Immigrant Justice Clinic, and spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar in France.

Research projects & programmes

Border Criminologies