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Libby Garland
Campus Affiliation: Kingsborough Community College
Degrees/Diplomas: B.A. Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Research Interests: history of migration, national borders, refugees, citizenship, urban history, labor history.

Professor Garland is the author of After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965 (University of Chicago Press, 2014), winner of both the American Jewish Historical Society’s Saul Viener Book Prize and the American Historical Association’s Dorothy Rosenberg Prize in 2015.

Additional Publications

“New Directions for American Jewish Migration Histories,” American Jewish History (forthcoming, Spring 2018)
 
“Jewish ‘Bootlegged Aliens’ in the Era of U.S. Immigration Quotas,” AJS Perspectives (Fall 2017)
 
 “A Culture of Conversation: Faculty Talk as Meaningful Assessment of Learning Communities” (co-authored with Kevin Kolkmeyer); Teaching English in the Two-Year College (Spring 2011)
 
“Fighting to Be Insiders: American Jewish Leaders and the Michigan Alien Registration Law of 1931,” American Jewish History 96, no. 2 (June 2010)
Co-recipient, American Jewish Historical Society’s Leo Wasserman Prize for best journal article in American Jewish History
 
“‘I Have No Idea What You Do Out There’: Community Colleges, Academic Freedom and the University as Global Marketplace,” (co-authored with Eben Wood), AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom, Vol. 1 (2010)
 
“Not-Quite-Closed Gates: Jewish Alien Smuggling in the Post-Quota Years,”
American Jewish History 94, no. 3 (September 2008)
Co-recipient, American Jewish Historical Society’s Leo Wasserman Prize for best journal article in American Jewish History

 “‘Irrespective of Race, Color or Sex:’ Susan B. Anthony and the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1867,” Organization of American Historians’ Magazine of History (March 2005)