Past event

Defining Refugees: International Norms, National Interests, and the Politics of Refugee Status Guest Speaker - Dr. Deenesh Sohoni

Deenesh Sohoni is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Studies program at William & Mary. His research examines the significance of race, ethnicity, nativity and citizenship status in a variety of social institutions such as education, marriage, the military, the law, and the media. His work has been published in Social Forces, Social Problems, Sociology of Education, Law and Society Review, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity among others and cited in legal cases and amicus briefs. His current research examines the relationship between race, military, and citizenship through the lens of “military naturalization.”