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Maryellen Fullerton
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Telephone: 718-780-7925
Fax: 718-780-0376


Maryellen Fullerton is an expert on procedural law, focusing on federal jurisdiction in the United States as well as on refugee and asylum systems in many countries around the world. She has pursued research in these fields overseas, first as a Fulbright Scholar in Belgium and Germany, later as a German Marshall Fund Fellow in Hungary, and as a visiting scholar at the Center for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences in Spain. Among her recent works are her co-authored casebooks, Forced Migration: Law and Policy and Immigration and Citizenship Law: Process and Policy. She is the Editor in Chief of the Refugee Law Reader, a comprehensive on-line resource available in English, Spanish, French, and Russian for the rapidly evolving field of international refugee law. She has also written frequently on procedural requirements imposed by international law.

Prior to joining the faculty of Brooklyn Law School, Professor Fullerton served as law clerk to Judge Francis Van Dusen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and to Judge Frank Johnson Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.