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Kelly Lytle Hernández

Assistant Professor of History
University of California, Los Angeles

Kelly Lytle Hernández is an associate professor of history at UCLA. Her book, MIGRA! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol, chronicles the rise of the U.S. Border Patrol in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Her forthcoming book, City of Inmates: Conquest and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina, Sept. 2016), examines how settler colonialism shaped the rise of Los Angeles as the global epicenter of human caging.