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Visiting Faculty (Spring 2019), Kenan Institute for Ethics
Margaret Hu is an Associate Professor of Law at 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 also served as 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 received her BA in East Asian languages and cultures from the University of Kansas and her JD from Duke Law School. She is a Truman Scholar, Foreign Language Area Studies Scholar, and recipient of a Duke Law School Merit Scholarship. She clerked for Judge Rosemary Barkett on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and subsequently joined the U.S. Department of Justice through the Attorney General's Honors Program under Attorney General Janet Reno.
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.
Visiting Faculty (Summer 2018 - Spring 2020), Kenan Institute for Ethics
Thomas Nadelhoffer is an associate professor of philosophy at the College of Charleston, as well as an affiliate member of the psychology department and roster faculty in the neuroscience program. Before living and teaching in Charleston, South Carolina, he was an assistant professor of philosophy and law and policy at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania (2006–2009; 2011–2012). He also spent two years as a post-doctoral fellow with The MacArthur Foundation Law and Neuroscience Project (2009–2011); his first year was spent with Michael Gazzaniga at The University of California, Santa Barbara, and his second year was spent with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University.