Law professor speaks on cybersurveillance


 

SUMMARY: Hu is an assistant professor of law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. Her research interests include the intersection of immigration policy, national security, cybersurveillance and civil rights.





The Office of the President, in conjunction with the Madison Institutes of JMU’s Department of Outreach and Engagement, welcomes Margaret Hu on Feb. 4 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at Madison Union Ballroom. She is the semester’s first speaker in this spring’s Madison Vision Series, presenting her talk, “The Rise of the Cybersurveillance State.” Admission is free and open to the public.hu

Hu is an assistant professor of law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law.  Her research interests include the intersection of immigration policy, national security, cybersurveillance and civil rights.  Previously, she served as senior policy advisor for the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and special policy counsel in the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC), Civil Rights Division, U. S. Department of Justice, in Washington, D.C. As special policy counsel, Hu managed a team of attorneys and investigators in the enforcement of the anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), and was responsible for federal immigration policy review and coordination for OSC.

Hu has served in various leadership positions, including vice chair, Kansas Commission for National and Community Service, by gubernatorial appointment; Board of Directors, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum; Board of Directors, University of Kansas Memorial Corporation; National Governing Board, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum; and Dean’s Advisory Council, Duke Law School.

Published: Monday, February 1, 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016

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