Jacqueline A. Stevens

Cohort 4 — Yale Alumni List
Professor, Department of Political Science
Director, Deportation Research Clinic - Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Dr. Stevens received her PhD in Politcal Science from the University of California at Berkeley. She received her Bacehlor of Arts degree from Smith College. She graduated with Phi Beta Kappa. She conducts research on political theories and practices of membership since antiquity.  Her current studies of deportation law enforcement engage European fantasies of conquest in the 12th to 17th centuries as well as the quotidian of government documents revealing contemporary illegalities, including practices resulting in the unlawful deportation of United States citizens from the United States.  Her research on deportations has been the basis of successful lawsuits challenging government misconduct.

Professor Stevens' work has appeared in Political Theory, the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Political Philosophy, Social Text, Third World Quarterly, and many other scholarly venues, as well as in The Nation magazine and the New York Times.  Reports on her work on ICE and private prison misconduct have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, NPR, CNN, and numerous other venues.

Discipline: Political Science
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