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Pedro Gerson

Instructional Professor and Director of Human Rights Practice

Pedro Gerson's research focuses on the intersection of criminal and immigration law. Prior to joining the Pozen Center, Professor Gerson was an Associate Professor of Law at California Western School of Law and previously he directed the Louisiana State University Immigration Clinic. Before joining the LSU Law Center faculty, Professor Gerson served as an immigration staff attorney at The Bronx Defenders in New York City, a public defender nonprofit.

Professor Gerson previously held several positions in Mexico City, including as a researcher and project manager at the Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad (IMCO), a think tank. He also worked in government, in the National Digital Strategy Unit of the Office of the President of Mexico. While in Mexico, Gerson was an adjunct professor in the economics and law departments at Instituto Tecnológico Autónoma de México and Universidad Iberoamericana.

Professor Gerson earned a JD/MPP from the University of Chicago. 

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