Robert F. Castro, Ph.D. J.D.
Professor of Politics, Administration & Justice
Phone: (657) 278 - 5677
Office: GH 544
Office Hours: T/TH 11:15-1:00PM &
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor - Political Science - Ph.D. 2003
- UCLA Law School - Law - J.D. 2000
- UC Irvine - Criminology - B.A. 1989
- Immigration Law & Policy
- Refugee & Human Rights Law
- Crimmigration, Race & Crime, Justice @ the US-Mexico border
- Public Interest Litigation & Advocacy.
- Forthcoming Book: SPLINTERED BENEVOLENCE: Enemy Aliens, Operational Enforcement & American State-Building – a narrative on how non-white immigrants became branded as "enemy alien" populations historically and contemporaneously.
- The Devil in Disguise: Identifying Captive Status in U.S. Administrative Materials. The DuBois Review: Social Science Research on Race. 12:2 (2015) 283-295 (Cambridge University Press) - Co-Authored with Rihao Gao.
- Emancipating Law & Liberating Lives: Making AB 241 Enforcement More Muscular and Accessible for Domestic Workers. 17 Harv. Latino L. Rev. 91 (Spring 2014) – Co-Authored with Max Dery.
- Alien Bodies/Legal Texts: A Forensic & Ethnographic Post-Mortem on Federal Emancipation Dockets (1848-1868) – 24 Berkeley La Raza L.J. 39 (2014).