Katherine Benton-Cohen, Ph.D.
Katherine Benton-Cohen, Ph.D. is an Arizona native, and now lives in Washington, D.C., where she is associate professor of history at Georgetown University. She is the author of Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands (Harvard University Press, 2009), and a former fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She is currently writing a book about the Dillingham Commission of 1907‐1911, the largest study of immigrants in U.S. history, which led to the immigration restrictions and quotas of the 1920s.
- Back to the Border: A Historical Comparison of U.S. Border Politics (IPC Perspectives, September 2010)