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Libby Garland
Campus Affiliation: Kingsborough Community College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., American Culture, University of Michigan,
Research Interests: History of migration, border studies, U.S. Jewish history
Relevant Publications:
After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965 (University of Chicago Press, 2014)
Articles and chapters
“Hollywood, Washington, and the Making of the Refugee in Postwar Cinema,” American Studies 60, no. 1 (2021)
“Other Maps: Reflections on European Jewish Refugees’ Migration to the United States in the Early Postwar Era,” in Wandering Jews: Global Jewish Migration, ed. Steven J. Ross, Steven J. Gold, and Lisa Ansell (Purdue University Press, 2020)
“New Directions for American Jewish Migration Histories,” American Jewish History 102, no. 3 (July 2018)
“Fighting to Be Insiders: American Jewish Leaders and the Michigan Alien Registration Law of 1931,” American Jewish History 96, no. 2 (June 2010)
“Not-Quite-Closed Gates: Jewish Alien Smuggling in the Post-Quota Years,” American Jewish History 94, no. 3 (September 2008)