Profs Adam Cox and Cristina Rodriguez

speaker Profs Adam Cox and Cristina Rodriguez

The only way to really change… the powers that the president wields over American imigration policy today is to shrink [the] shadow system.

Adam Cox

Adam Cox, Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, is a leading expert on immigration law, voting rights, and constitutional law. His writing has appeared in the Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Journal, Journal of Law and Economics, and many other scholarly publications, and has been covered by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and others.


Cristina Rodriguez

Cristina M. Rodríguez is Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a nationally recognized scholar of administrative, constitutional, and immigration law. Her work has been published in numerous academic journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, and Daedelus. She also has appeared regularly in media outlets, including National Public Radio, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Democracy Journal, and Forbes. Beyond academia, she served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel in the Department of Justice during the Obama Administration and clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Talks by Profs Adam Cox and Cristina Rodriguez