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Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Erika Lee
Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History and Director, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Erika Lee is the director of the Immigration History Research Center, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, and the Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History at the University of Minnesota. Her scholarly specialties include migration, race and ethnicity; Asian Americans; transnational U.S. history; and immigration law and public policy. She is the author of The Making of Asian America: A History.

Project Title: Fear of the Stranger: A History of American Xenophobia