Prof. Dr. Katharyne Mitchell

Curriculum Vitae

Katharyne Mitchell was a guest from January until June 2023. She is Dean of the Social Sciences and Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her current research focuses on the ethics, practices and politics of church sanctuary in the protection of asylum claimants in Europe. Recent books include Making Workers: Radical Geographies of Education (2018), the Handbook on Critical Geographies of Migration (2019), and the forthcoming Routledge Handbook of Critical Philanthropy and Humanitarianism. Mitchell has been a Visiting Professor at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, and an Isaac Manasseh Meyer Fellow at the National University of Singapore. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2016 and is the recipient of grants from the MacArthur Foundation, Spencer Foundation, Fulbright Foundation, and National Science Foundation.

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