National Fellow

Evan Taparata

Jefferson Scholars Foundation National Fellow
Class: 2018
Degrees:
B.A. Rutgers University (2009)
M.A. University of Minnesota Twin Cities (2013)
Fields of Interest:
American Political Development
Human Rights
Immigration Policy
Legal History
Department:
National Fellow
Dream Mentor:
Kelly Hernandez (University of Southern California)

Thesis Description

No Asylum for Mankind: The Creation of Refugee Law and Policy in the United States, 1776-1951

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