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Research Expertise and Interest

political theory, citizenship and migration studies, feminist theory, American immigration law and policy, democratic theory, First Amendment law

Research Description

Sarah Song is the Milo Rees Robbins Chair in Legal Ethics, Professor of Law, and Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at U.C. Berkeley. She is a political theorist with a special interest in questions of citizenship, migration, and belonging as well as theories of justice and democracy. She teaches courses in political philosophy, citizenship and migration studies, and feminist theory in the Law School's PhD Program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP) and the undergraduate Legal Studies Program. She also teaches First Amendment Law in the JD Program.

In the News

Crisis of Faith: Christian Nationalism and the Threat to U.S. Democracy

When the Conservative Political Action Conference convened in Texas last month, state Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick took the stage and surveyed the culture war issues that define today’s Republican agenda: hostility to immigration and transgender rights, and deep commitment to gun rights as a defense against government tyranny.
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