Maryellen Fullerton

Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-7925 |  Email  | CV
Areas of Expertise

Asylum and Refugee Law
Civil Procedure
Human Rights Law
International Law
Federal Courts
Immigration Law

B.A., Duke University
J.D., Antioch School of Law

ImmigrationProfBlog: Immigration Article of the Day: Comparative Perspectives on Statelessness and Persecution by Maryellen Fullerton


Professor Maryellen Fullerton’s Kansas Law Review article “Comparative Perspectives on Statelessness and Persecution” is covered by the ImmigrationProf bloggers.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Brooklyn Officials, Legal Experts Weigh in on Obama’s Immigration Order


Professor Maryellen Fullerton offers insight on President Obama’s Immigration Order.

Professor Maryellen Fullerton on NPR to Discuss Edward Snowden’s Future Challenges

In a radio interview with NPR’s Marketplace, Professor Maryellen Fullerton commented on Edward Snowden’s attempt to continue to live in Russia and the challenges he might face.

Professor Maryellen Fullerton on ‘Failed’ Cuba Embargo in Orlando Sentinel Op-Ed

Cuba’s revised migration law is further reason to end the “failed” U.S. embargo, according to Professor Maryellen Fullerton in a thought-provoking new op-ed.

Professor Maryellen Fullerton Receives Fulbright Scholarship


The U.S. Fulbright program announced that Professor Maryellen Fullerton, a scholar in comparative refugee law, has been appointed to the Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Trento during the 2012-2013 academic year. This is Professor Fullerton’s second Fulbright Award.

New Article from Professor Fullerton Mentioned on Law Professors Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog mentioned Professor Maryellen Fullerton's new paper "A Tale of Two Decades: War Refugees and Asylum Policy in the European Union," which can be found on the Social Science Research Network ( The article describes the Common European Asylum System in order to broaden policy debates on immigration and asylum in the United States.

Professor Maryellen Fullerton Participates in Holocaust Studies Seminar

Professor Maryellen Fullerton recently participated in the 2007 Silberman Seminar for Law Faculty, titled “The Impact and Legacy of the Holocaust on the Law,” which was organized by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.