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Chen, Ming H Associate Professor


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  • Ming Hsu Chen is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where she is a faculty member of the law school. She directs the Immigration Law and Policy Program and holds faculty affiliations in Political Science and Ethnic Studies. Professor Chen brings an interdisciplinary perspective to the study of immigration, civil rights, and the administrative state. In the law school, she teaches a variety of law and social science courses including Immigration Law, Citizenship Law, Administrative Law, Legislation & Regulation, Law & Politics: Race in America, and Law & Social Change. Her research examines the role of federal regulatory agencies in promoting the integration of immigrants and racial minorities into U.S. society. She also writes about the legitimacy of executive action in immigration law. Currently, she is working on a book manuscript about immigrant integration. Professor Chen sits on the Colorado Advisory Council to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.


  • public law, administrative law, constitutional law, legislation, regulation, immigration, empirical legal studies, political sociology, race, civil rights, antidiscrimination


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courses taught

  • LAWS 7065 Immigration and Citizenship Law (Spring 2019)
  • LAWS 5205 Legislation and Regulation (Fall 2018)
  • LAWS 8565 Citizenship (Fall 2018)


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