Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Karen Musalo to Receive Honorary Doctorate on May 31st from Lehman College, CUNY


Honorary Degree: Doctor of Humane Letters: "Karen Musalo is a professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she is also the Founding Director of both the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies and the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic. She founded and advises the Hastings-to-Haiti Partnership, a faculty and student initiative focused on strengthening the rule of law in Haiti through an annual delegation to École Supérieure Catholique du Droit de Jérémie in Haiti. Recognized as a trailblazer and innovator on refugee and asylum law, she is the primary co-author of Refugee Law and Policy: An International and Comparative Approach (4th edition), the first comprehensive textbook on this subject. The lead attorney in Matter of