KARLA M. MCKANDERSVan d erb ilt L aw Sch o ol13 1 2 1 st Av en ue So uthNash v ille, T N 37 2 [email protected] APPOINTMENTS2017 – presentVanderbilt University Law SchoolClinical Professor of Law, Director of the Immigration Practice Clinic2016 – 2017Howard University School of LawVisiting Professor, Civil Rights Clinic2008 – 2017University of Tennessee, College of LawAssociate Professor of Law (tenured)2011 – 2012University of Mohamed V-SouissiFulbright Lecturer, Rabat, Morocco2006 – 2008Villanova University School of LawReuschlein Clinical Teaching FellowEDUCATION2003Duke University School of Law, J.D.Expected 2021Vanderbilt Divinity SchoolMasters in Theological StudiesConcentration Spirituality & Social Activism2000Spelman College, B.A.Major: Political Science, Minor: French, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna CumLaude, Academic Dean’s Scholar, 1998- 2000LEGAL EXPERIENCE2005 – 2006U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth CircuitSenior Law Clerk, The Honorable Damon J. Keith2003 – 2005Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PLC, Detroit, MIAssociate, Labor and Employment Practice Group

McKanders CV Page2 of 7PUBLICATIONSEdited Volumes & Book ChaptersKarla McKanders, ed., Arabs at Home and in the World: Human Rights,Gender Politics, and Identity, (Routledge Press 2019)Chapter 7 - Gender, Islamophobia and Refugee Exceptionalism.Karla McKanders, Morocco at the Crossroads the Intersection of Race,Gender, and Refugee Status in Morocco in Women and Social Change inNorth Africa: What Counts as Revolutionary? (Doris Gray and NadiaSonneveld, eds.) (Cambridge University Press 2017)Karla McKanders, Compassionate Migration and Regional Policy in theAmericas, Chapter 2 The Subnational Response: Local Intervention inImmigration Policy and Enforcement (Palgrave Macmillan 2017)Raquel Aldana, Beth Lyon, Karla McKanders, & Won Kidane, GlobalIssues in Immigration Law, Chapters on: France, Freedom of Movement& Living Conditions of Immigrants (Franklin A. Gevurt, Ed., ThomsonWest Publishing 2013)ArticlesImmigration to Blue Cities in Red States: The Battleground BetweenSanctuary and Exclusion21 JOUR.CON.LAW 1051 (2019)Refugee Reception and Perception: U.S. Detention Camps and GermanWelcome Centers, (with Valeria E. Gomez)40 FORD.L.JOUR. 523 (2017)America’s Disposable Youth: Undocumented Delinquent Juveniles59 HOWARD.L.REV. 101 (2016)Anatomy of an Uprising: Women, Democracy, and the MoroccanFeminist Spring32 BOSTON UNIV. INTERN’TL JOUR. 151 (2013)Invited Symposium, Federal Preemption and Immigrant’s Rights3:2 WAKE FOREST J. LAW & POLICY 333 (2013)Updated December 2019

McKanders CV Page3 of 7PUBLICATIONS CONT.Immigration Enforcement and the Fugitive Slave Acts: Exploring theirSimilarities61.4 CATH.L.REV. 1 (fall 2012); Reprinted in IMMIGRATIONNATIONALITY LAW REV. (2013)Raising the Bar: Law Schools and Legal Institutions Leading toEducation Undocumented Lawyers (Raquel Aldana and Beth Lyon)44 ARIZONA STATE L.J. 5 (2012)Invited Symposium: Unforgiving of Those Who Trespass Against U.S.:State Laws Criminalizing Immigration Status12 LOY. J. PUB. INT. L 331 (Spring 2011); Reprinted in IMMIGRATIONNATIONALITY LAW REV. (2013)Unspoken Voice of Indigenous Women in Immigration Raids14 J. GENDER RACE & JUST. 1 (fall 2010)Class Based Coalition Building During the “Post-Racial” Era29 ST. LOUIS U. PUB. L. REV. 473 (2010)Sustaining Tiered Personhood: Jim Crow and Anti-Immigrant Laws26 HARV. J. RAC. & ETH. JUS. 163 (2010)Clinical Legal Education at a Generational Crossroads: Shades of Gray17.1 CLINICAL L. REV. 1001 (Fall 2010)The Constitutionality of State and Local Laws Targeting Immigrants31.4 U.ARK. LITTLE ROCK L.J. 579 (2009)Welcome to Hazleton! (“Illegal” Immigrants Beware): LocalEmployment Immigration Ordinances and What the Federal GovernmentMust Do About It39 LOY.U.CHI.L.J. 1 (2007)Updated December 2019

McKanders CV Page4 of 7WORKS IN PROGRESSFrom Shackles to Ankle Monitors: the Invisibility of the Non - AmericanBlack Immigrant (forthcoming 2020)LEGAL COMMENTARYThe Supreme Court and refugees at the southern border: 5questions answered, The Conversation, October 7, 2019.Immigration and Blackness, 44 American Bar Association Human RightsMagazine 20 (2019).Non-Discrimination Trumps Executive Order, JURIST - AcademicCommentary, February 10, 2017.Responding to the Refugee Crisis, Can Lawyers’ Help?, JURIST Academic Commentary, Oct. 1, 2015.1967 Refugee Convention: Moral Aspiration or Legal Obligation?,JURIST - Academic Commentary, September 28, 2015.AWARDSSpring 2019American Immigration Lawyers Association, MidSouth Region, ProBono ChampionDec. 2018Vanderbilt University Global Research & Engagement Micro-Grant,Supervised Students on Service Learning Trip to Mexico BorderApril 2018Scholar in Residence at Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco2015 – 2016AmeriCorps Equal Justice Works GrantMay 2014University of Tennessee, Chancellor’s Honor, Jefferson PrizeMay 2013Bass, Berry & Sims Award for Outstanding Service to the Bench andBarMay 2013Gardener of Change Award, Community Shares of Knoxville, SocialJustice Educator AwardUpdated December 2019

McKanders CV Page5 of 7PRESENTATIONSSept. 2019Constitution Day Speaker, University of Virginia, Batten School ofLeadership & Public PolicyMay 2019Guest Lecturer, Public Theology and Racial Justice CollaborativeSummer Institute on Sustaining Tiered Personhood: Jim Crow and Anti– Immigration Laws, Vanderbilt Divinity SchoolMarch 2019Expanding Impact: Leveraging a Duke Degree to Serve the Nations,Duke University Alumnae Association, Nashville, TNMarch 2019Rethinking Refugee Protection: Legal Strategies for MarginalizedCommunities, National People of Color Conference, Washington, DCMarch 2019Stand Against Racism 2019 Lunch and Learn Immigration, Panelist,YWCA Nashville & Middle TennesseeJan. 2019The Resurgence of Racism in the Age of “Making America Great Again:”The Role of the Civil Rights and Social Justice Lawyer in DismantlingAnti-Black Racism in Modern America, Panel Discussion, American BarAssociation Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NVJune 2018Presentation Refugee Law Podcast on Life of the Law New VoicesSeries, at Law and Society, Toronto CanadaApril 2018Women and Social Change in North Africa, Hillary Clinton Center forWomen’s Empowerment at Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, MoroccoJan. 2018New South Destination Migration: From Sanctuary to Exclusion, PanelSanctuary Cities: State and Federal Standoffs, University ofPennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law Invited SymposiumDec. 2018Guest Lecture, Human Rights, Refugees, and Displaced People, LudwigMaximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany virtuallyDec. 2017U.S. Refugee Law and Procedure Guest Lecture in Human Rights,Refugees, and Displaced People, Ludwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchen, Munich, Germany (virtual)Updated December 2019

McKanders CV Page6 of 7PRESENTATIONS CONT.May 2017Roundtable Discussion: Gender Inequalities and Enforcement of HumanRights in the MENA Region, International Research Collaborative, Lawand Society, Mexico City, MexicoApril 2016Invited. Partenariats et Réseaux de L’Enseignement Clinique(Partnerships and Methods of Clinical Teaching), Outils, Méthodes etPartenariats de la Coopération Euro-Méditerranéenne (Tools, Methodsand Euro- Mediterranean Partnerships of Cooperation), Rabat, MoroccoNov. 2015Invited. Special Commentator. The Middle East and North Africa at theHeart of the Refugee Crisis. European Pro Bono Forum, Rome, ItalyMay 2015Refugee Law Lecture at Hebron University, Palestinian AmericanResearch Center, College of LawMay 2015Pedagogical Responses to Humanitarian Crisis on the Border: ClinicalWork in Artesia, New Mexico, AALS Clinical Conference, RanchoMirage, CAApril 2015International Women’s Rights, Navigating Gender in RepresentingAsylum Seekers in Tennessee, University of Tennessee Women’s GlobalIssues ConferenceMarch 2015Unlawful Exclusions: Asylum Seekers, Gender and Social Justice inMorocco, Gender, Law, and Social Change in North Africa Conference,Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, MoroccoOct. 2014Invited University of North Carolina Law Review Symposium,Vulnerable Defendants in the Criminal Justice System, America’sDisposable Youth: Undocumented Delinquent Juveniles, Chapel Hill,NCDec. 2013Legal Aid Clinic for Marginalized Sub-Saharan Migrants in Morocco,Global Alliance for Justice Education, Virtual Presentation: Delhi, IndiaApril 2013Protecting the Rights of Immigrants in Criminal or Civil Proceedings,SE/SW POC Conference, Little Rock, ARUpdated December 2019

McKanders CV Page7 of 7PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES2018 - PresentAmerican Bar Association, Appointment to Advisory Commission forthe Immigration2017 - 2018American Bar Association, Civil Rights Committee, Immigration SubCommittee2006 – PresentAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association, Present2017 – PresentTennessee Bar Association, Executive Immigration CommitteePresentClinical Legal Education AssociationBoard Member, 2014 -20152011 – 2014American Association of Law Schools, Journal of Legal Education,Editorial Board2011 – 2015Society of American Law Teachers, Board of DirectorsHuman Rights Committee, 2011-20122012 - 2015Centro Hispano, Board Member, Knoxville, TN2012 - 2013Tennessee Alliance of Legal Services, Board Member2005 - 2006Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation, Board Member, Detroit,MichiganBAR ADMISSIONSSupreme Court of the United States, Member of Bar, 2016 - PresentU.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Columbia. 2016 - PresentU.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2003 - PresentU.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2016 - PresentState Bar of Tennessee, 2008 - PresentState Bar of Michigan, 2003 - PresentState Bar of Pennsylvania (provisional law prf admission) 2007-2008LANGUAGES French (proficient)Updated December 2019

Vanderbilt Divinity School Masters in Theological Studies Concentration Spirituality & Social Activism Spelman College, B.A. Major: Political Science, Minor: French, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, Academic Dean’s Scholar, 1998- 2000 LEG