Jennifer M. Chacón

Department: Law

Jennifer M. Chacón is a Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.  She was previously a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law, and the Chancellor’s Professor of Law, and the Senior Associate Dean for Administration at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law.  She is the co-author of the immigration law textbook Immigration Law and Social Justice, and the coauthor of a forthcoming book on the impact of shifting immigration policies on immigrant communities and organizations in Southern California from 2014 to 2017.  She has written dozens of articles, book chapters, and essays on immigration, criminal law, constitutional law, and citizenship issues.  Her research has been funded by the Russell Sage Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the University of California.