Judith Perera

Grad Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4302

Student Information

Graduate Student
History
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biography

Judith Perera is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University focusing on immigration/migration. She has a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned her J.D. at Pepperdine University School of Law and is licensed to practice state law in California and federal law through the Executive Office of Immigration Review. As an immigration scholar, her research focuses on the historical evolution of the modern immigrant detention regime in the U.S. with an emphasis on its development in Arizona over the course of the twentieth century.

Education

Ph.D.  History, Arizona State University, expected 2018

Dissertation: From Exclusion to State Violence: The Transformation of Immigrant Detention in the United States

Secondary Field: Public History

 

J.D.     Pepperdine University School of Law, 2014

Specialization: International and Comparative Law, cum laude

 

B.A.    History, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011

Departmental Highest Honors, College Honors, summa cum laude

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
HST 109 United States to 1865
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
HST 325 Immigration & Ethnicity in US
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
HST 306 Studies in US History
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
HST 110 United States Since 1865
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
HST 406 American Revolution/1763-1789
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
HST 306 Studies in US History
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
HST 306 Studies in US History