Ming Hsu Chen is a Professor at the University of Colorado Law School and Faculty-Director of the Immigration and Citizenship Law Program. She holds faculty affiliations in Political Science and Ethnic Studies. Professor Chen brings an interdisciplinary perspective to the study of race, immigration, and the administrative state. Her scholarship is published in leading law reviews and social science journals, and she is author of Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era (Stanford University Press 2020). She serves as Co-Editor for the Immigration Prof blog (@immprof), provides regular commentary to national media outlets, and gave a TEDxMileHigh talk in 2020. Actively engaged in her community, she has served on a state advisory council to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and leadership teams for the AALS Immigration Section and the Law and Society Association’s Citizenship and Migration Section. Prior to joining the legal academy, Professor Chen clerked for the Honorable James R. Browning on the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit in San Francisco and earned degrees from the University of California Berkeley (Ph.D 2011), New York University Law School (JD 2004), and Harvard College (AB 2000). In 2021-2022, she will be a visiting faculty member at the U.C. Hastings College of Law teaching courses in Constitutional Law, Legislation and Administrative Regulation, Citizenship and Immigration.
University of California Berkeley 2011
New York University Law School 2004
Harvard College 2000