Starr Forum: Citizenship Under Attack

Thursday, October 04, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Building 3, 270
33 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

A conversation with Peter Spiro, Charles R. Weiner Professor of Law at Temple University, on citizenship issues.  Justin Steil joins the conversation as a discussant.

Peter J. Spiro is currently the William & Patricia Kleh Visiting Professor of Law at Boston University and holds the Charles Weiner Chair in international law at Temple. Before joining Temple’s faculty in 2006, Professor Spiro was Rusk Professor of Law at the University of Georgia Law School. A former law clerk to Justice David H. Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court, Spiro specializes in international, immigration, and constitutional law and is a leading authority on citizenship law and theory. Spiro is the author of Beyond Citizenship: American Identity After Globalization (Oxford University Press 2008) and At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship (NYU Press 2016). He has contributed commentary to such publications as The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Republic, and is frequently quoted in the media on international and immigration law issues.

Justin Steil is an assistant professor of law and urban planning at MIT and a steering group member of the Inter-University Committee on International Migration at the MIT Center for International Studies.  His research examines the intersection of urban policy with property, land use, and civil rights law.

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies, the Inter-University Committee on International Migration

Starr Forum: Citizenship Under Attack

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