Lynn Stephen, Department of Anthropology

Academic Areas:
Immigration, Asylum, Gendered Violence, DACA, Dreamers

Lynn Stephen is an academic expert on immigration, asylum and gendered asylum in the U.S., gendered violence, transnational communities, indigenous immigrants from Latin America, Mexico, and Central America, and Latino community histories in the Northwest. At the University of Oregon, she is Philip H. Knight Chair, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Anthropology, and a participating faculty member in Ethnic Studies, Latin American Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She founded the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. She has written or edited 12 books and more than 85 academic articles. She is president elect of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) with 16,000 members in up to 90 countries.

Contact: | 541-346-9134


Recent Media:
What role do immigrants play in U.S. labor force? (Marketplace, April 5, 2018)
Latino Roots, Oregon Branches (Around the O, June 26, 2017)
Guatemalan Refugees Come To Oregon (Jefferson Public Radio, June 27, 2016)
6 die in violent clashes between police and teachers union in Mexico (Los Angeles Times, June 20, 2016)
Oaxaca festival in Mexico highlights indigenous pride (BBC, July 25, 2010)