Margaret Hu

Margaret Hu is a Professor of Law and International Affairs, a faculty co-hire in the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences, and faculty in the Institute for Network and Security Research at the Pennsylvania State University.  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.

Selected Publications:
  1. Hu, M. (2017). Algorithmic Jim Crow. Fordham Law Review, 86(2), 633-696.
  2. Hu, M. (2016). Big Data blacklisting. Florida Law Review, 67(5), 1735-1809.