Rose Cuison-Villazor is Vice Dean, Professor of Law and Chancellor’s Social Justice Scholar at Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. She is also the director for the Center for Immigration Law, Policy and Social Justice. Professor Villazor teaches and writes in the areas of immigration and citizenship law, property law, critical race theory, Asian Americans and the law, and equal protection law.
Dean Cuison-Villazor’s scholarship has appeared in top law journals in the country, including California Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Fordham Law Review, Harvard Law Review Forum, Minnesota Law Review, New York University Law Review, North Carolina Law Review, Southern California Law Review, Washington University Law Review, and University of California Davis Law Review.
Her books include IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE LAW AND POLICY (8th Ed. forthcoming 2021) (with Stephen Legomsky, David Thronson and Anil Kalhan), INTEGRATING SPACE: PROPERTY AND IDENTITY (2nd Ed. forthcoming 2021) (with Al Brophy and Kali Murray); RACE AND RACES: CASES AND RESOURCES FOR A DIVERSE AMERICA (4th Ed. forthcoming 2022) (with Juan F. PEREA, RICHARD DELGADO, AND OSAMUDIA JAMES) THE IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT OF 1965: LEGISLATING A NEW AMERICA (2015) (with Gabriel “Jack” Chin) and LOVING V. VIRGINIA IN A POST-RACIAL WORLD: RETHINKING RACE, SEX, AND MARRIAGE (2012) (with Kevin Maillard).
Dean Cuison-Villazor has previously taught at Columbia Law School, Hofstra Law School, Southern Methodist University School of Law, University of California Davis School of Law, and served as a Visiting Scholar at the University of California Berkeley School of Law and Columbia Law School.
Dean Cuison-Villazor obtained her LL.M from Columbia Law School and J.D. from American University.
Articles, Publications, and Appearances
CNN – Migrant Children’s Deaths in U.S. Custody (May 24, 2019)
CNN – “Merit-Based” Immigration Plan (May 17, 2019)
CNN – Sanctuary Cities (April 15, 2019)
The case for nongovernmental sanctuary for immigrants (Los Angeles Times, April 5, 2018)
What Do Dreamers Do Now? (The New York Times, September 4, 2017)
The Insular Cases Are a Cautionary Tale in the Citizenship Debate (The New York Times, December 22, 2015)
Race Can Preclude Acceptance for Immigrants (The New York Times, June 5, 2013)