Detaining the Immigrant Other
Global and Transnational Issues
Edited by Rich Furman, Douglas Epps, and Greg Lamphear
Edited by Rich Furman, Professor of Social Work, University of Washington - Tacoma, Edited by Douglas Epps, MSW Student, University of Washington - Tacoma, and Edited by Greg Lamphear, English Teacher, Freelance writer and editor
Rich Furman, MSW, PhD, is Professor of Social Work at the University of Washington, Tacoma.
Douglas Epps, MSW, is a former immigration detention officer who spent several years working at one of the largest private detention facilities in the US
Greg Lamphear works as an English teacher, and a freelance editor and writer.
Alissa R. Ackerman, PhD is an assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Her research on the management of sexual offenders has appeared in Criminal Justice & Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice, and Justice Quarterly
David Androff, PhD is Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Arizona State University where he chairs the Policy, Administration, and Community Program, and teaches classes in community practice, social policy, and global social welfare. He has published widely on immigration related issues.
Janet Cleveland, Équipe de recherche et d'intervention transculturelles (ERIT) CSSS de la Montagne, McGill University. Since 2003, she has conducted research on the impact of Canadian and Quebec public policies on the rights and health of asylum seekers and refugees.
Nurcan Ozgur Baklacioglu, PhD is Associate Professor in IR, at Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Science. During 90s she studied minority issues, migration politics, crossborder politics and dual citizenship issues in Macedonia, Kosovo, Turkey and Bulgaria.
Dafney Blanca Dabach, PhD is an assistant professor at the University of Washington's College of Education. Her research is situated in the field of immigration and education, with particular attention to examining secondary school-based contexts that immigrant youth encounter in U.S. schools.
Azadeh Dastyari, is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and an Associate of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law.
Douglas Epps, MSW is one of the editors of this volume, and a former immigration detention officer. His scholarship and research centers on the criminalization of immigration.
Andriani Fili, Research Associate and Leverhulme International Network Facilitator at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford. With master's degrees in Criminology and Criminal Justice (University of Oxford) and Gender and Social Policy (LSE), she has a range of experience working in the nonprofit sector mainly in Greece with migrants and refugees.
Rich Furman, PhD is a professor of social work at the University of Washington Tacoma and one of the editors of this volume.
Susanna Jones, PhD is a professor of social work at LIU Brooklyn. Her most recent scholarship examines immigration policy and transnationalism and its impact on social welfare policy and practice.
Shahram Khosravi, is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University. He is the author of the book The Illegal Traveler: an auto-ethnography of borders , published by Palgrave 2010.
Carolina Kobelinsky, is an anthropologist, researcher at the French Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Her work focuses on asylum and migration policies, border studies, and the anthropology of the state. Her current research deals with the death of migrants at Europe's southern borders. She has published together with a research team At the Heart of the State. The Moral World of Institutions(Pluto Press, 2015).
Mieke Kox, MA, is a PhD Candidate at the Criminology department of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her PhD research focuses on the legal consciousness of unauthorized migrants in the Netherlands who are confronted with apprehension, immigration detention and/or deportation. In her previous work, she addressed the experiences of Belgian prisoners in a Dutch prison setting, the experiences and the return intentions of immigration detainees and the living conditions of rejected asylum seekers.
Rachel Kronick, is a psychiatrist working with children, adolescents and families. Her research focusses Canadian migration policies affecting children and families, particularly detention. Rachel Kronick, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.
Sasagu Kudo, is a PhD candidate at the Graduate School of International Relations at Ritsumeikan University, Japan. He received his BA and MA in Law also from Ritsumeikan University. His current research focuses on the nexus of security and politics particularly in Malaysian immigration policy.
Greg Lamphear, works as an editor, journalist and teacher and is one of the editors of this volume.
Stefan Le Courant, is an anthropologist, member of the Laboratoire d'ethnologie et de sociologie comparative, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense. Some of his publications are: « What can we learn from a 'Liar' and a 'Madman'? Serendipity and Double Commitment during Fieldwork » (Social Anthropology / Anthropologie sociale, 2013) and « Le poids de la menace : l'évaluation quotidienne du risque d'expulsion » (Ethnologie française, 2015).
Arjen Leerkes, is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam and researcher at the Research and Documentation Center (WODC) at the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice. He has written extensively on immigration control and the position of unauthorized immigrants in Europe and the United States, as well as on issues of transnationalism, neighbourhood safety, and crime.
Melody Loya, PhD is associate professor of social work at West Texas A and M University. She has led an innovative international social work course to Costa Rica and has published widely on a variety of issues related to social work practice and education.
?etta Mainwaring, is an Assistant Professor in the Sociology and Legal Studies Department and the Balsillie School of International Affairs at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Mainwaring completed her DPhil, 'Centring on the Margins: Migration Control in Malta, Cyprus and the European Union' at the University of Oxford in 2012. Dr Mainwaring's work has been published in various academic journals, including Population, Space and Place and the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies.
Gordon Mathews, teaches anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has written about asylum seekers in his book Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong (University of Chicago Press, 2011), and has been teaching a weekly class of asylum seekers in Chungking Mansions for the past ten years.
Antje Missbach, is a research fellow at the Department of Anthropology at Monash University in Melbourne. Her current research interests include transit migration, diaspora politics, as well as border and mobility studies. Her latest publications include:Troubled transit: asylum seekers stuck in Indonesia (ISEAS, 2015) and Linking people: connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians (edited with Jemma Purdey, Regiospectra, 2015).
Tania Penovic, is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University and a Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law.
Cécile Rousseau, has researched the impact of migratory politics on refugee and migrant mental health in the last 15 years. McGill University, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry
Rebecca Sutton, Barrister and Solicitor (Law Society of Upper Canada); Juris Doctor (University of Toronto); Master of Science (University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies); Bachelor of Arts and Science (McMaster University)
Current affiliation: PhD Candidate (London School of Economics and Political Science); Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship.
Shana Tabak, Practitioner in Residence, American University Washington College of Law, LLM George Washington University,JD Georgetown University Law Center, BA Macalester College
Chee Wai-chi, is currently a Research Assistant Professor at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures of the University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD in Anthropology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include migration, education, youth, globalization, and culture and identity, about which she has published a number of journal articles and book chapters.
Sonja Wolf, holds a PhD in International Politics from Aberystwyth University. She has held post-doctoral fellowships at the ITAM and the UNAM in Mexico City where she carried out research on transnational street gangs, organised crime and security assistance programes in Central America. Subsequently, she worked at the Mexico City-based Institute for Security and Democracy where she conducted a comprehensive assessment of Mexico's National Migration Institute. She is currently a researcher with the Drug Policy Programme at the Centre for Economic Research and Teaching in Aguascalientes, Mexico.