Professor of Law and Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder

Professor Ming Hsu Chen is an expert in immigration, citizenship, law and politics. She has spent 15 years researching and teaching these subjects and has a new book coming in spring 2020, Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era (forthcoming Stanford Press). She is a professor at the University of Colorado and serves as Faculty-Director of the Immigration and Citizenship Law Program. She is a member of the Colorado Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights. Professor Chen holds doctoral degrees in law and politics from Harvard University, UC Berkeley, NYU Law School.


  • –present
    Professor or Law and Political Science, University of Colorado


  • 2011 
    University of California Berkeley, Ph.D Jurisprudence and Social Policy
  • 2004 
    New York University School of Law, JD
  • 2000 
    Harvard University, AB