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Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students, and Professor of Politics, Pomona College
Miriam Feldblum is a Nonresident Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute and is Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students, and a Professor of politics at Pomona College in Claremont, California.
Her teaching and research areas are the politics and policies of immigration and citizenship, and immigration and higher education. Dr. Feldblum is the author of Reconstructing Citizenship: The Politics of Nationality Reform and Immigration in Contemporary France (SUNY Press, 1999) and has written articles on European Union citizenship, highly skilled labor in the United States, comparisons between the United States and Europe, and has conducted workshops on supporting college students who are unauthorized immigrants (including those granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status) in the United States.
As Vice President for Student Affairs at Pomona College, Dr. Feldblum oversees all student services, academic support, and policy governance and many compliance issues related to students. Prior to joining Pomona, she worked at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) as Special Assistant to the President, Senior Director for Academic Support Programs, and a Senior Research Associate and Faculty Associate in Humanities and Social Sciences. Prior to Caltech, she served as an Assistant Professor of Politics at the University of San Francisco.
Dr. Feldblum received her BA in political science from Barnard College and her MA, MPhil, and PhD in political science from Yale University. She is a member of the steering board of the Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS).