Our project integrates the expertise of five faculty members working on global mobility from the perspectives of anthropology (Jeffrey H. Cohen), history (Theodora Dragostinova and Robin Judd), literature and film/media studies (Yana Hashamova), as well as filmmaking (Vera Brunner-Sung).
Yana Hashamova: A first-generation immigrant from Bulgaria, working on media representations of human trafficking.
Theodora Dragostinova: A first-generation immigrant, born in Bulgaria, who works on migration in modern Europe.
Robin Judd: A child of immigrants, working on marriage, migration, and the Jewish experience. .
Jeffrey H. Cohen: Migration Research Scholar
Vera Brunner-Sung: A first-generation American, child of immigrants from South Korea and Switzerland, making films about the meaning of place and belonging.