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Sherally K Munshi

Associate Professor of Law

B.A., Brown University; J.D. Harvard Law School, Ph.D. Columbia University.

Sherally Munshi earned her JD from Harvard Law School and a PhD in Literature from Columbia University.  Before coming to Georgetown, she was a Perkins / LAPA...

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Sherally Munshi earned her JD from Harvard Law School and a PhD in Literature from Columbia University.  Before coming to Georgetown, she was a Perkins / LAPA Fellow at Princeton University. Her areas of scholarly interests include property law, immigration law, and critical legal theory. Her writing has appeared in the Yale Journal of Law &Humanities, the American Journal of Comparative Law, and Harper's. Prior to teaching, she worked as a legal associate at Willkie Farr &Gallagher, LLP, in New York.  

Recent Scholarship

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Sherally Munshi, Beyond the Muslim Ban: Racial Etiquette and Immigrant Exclusion, in Borders and Boundaries: Mapping Out Contemporary Societies (Didier Fassin ed., forthcoming).   
  • Sherally Munshi, Empire and Exclusion, in The Oxford Handbook of Law and Humanities (Simon Stern, Bernadette Meyler & Maksymilian Del Mar eds., Oxford University Press forthcoming).   
  • Sherally Munshi, Race, Citizenship, and the Visual Archive, in Law and the Visual: Representations, Techniques, and Critique (Desmond Manderson ed., University of Toronto Press forthcoming).   

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Sherally Munshi, Comparative Law and Decolonizing Critique, 65 Am. J. Comp. L. (Supp.) 207-235 (2017).    [W] [SSRN]
  • Sherally Munshi, Immigration, Imperialism, and the Legacies of Indian Exclusion, 28 Yale J.L. & Human. 51-104 (2016).    [HEIN] [W]
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All Scholarship 2015 - Present

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Sherally Munshi, Beyond the Muslim Ban: Racial Etiquette and Immigrant Exclusion, in Borders and Boundaries: Mapping Out Contemporary Societies (Didier Fassin ed., forthcoming).   
  • Sherally Munshi, Empire and Exclusion, in The Oxford Handbook of Law and Humanities (Simon Stern, Bernadette Meyler & Maksymilian Del Mar eds., Oxford University Press forthcoming).   
  • Sherally Munshi, Race, Citizenship, and the Visual Archive, in Law and the Visual: Representations, Techniques, and Critique (Desmond Manderson ed., University of Toronto Press forthcoming).   

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Sherally Munshi, Comparative Law and Decolonizing Critique, 65 Am. J. Comp. L. (Supp.) 207-235 (2017).    [W] [SSRN]
  • Sherally Munshi, Immigration, Imperialism, and the Legacies of Indian Exclusion, 28 Yale J.L. & Human. 51-104 (2016).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Sherally Munshi, Race, Geography, and Mobility, 30 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 245-286 (2016).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Sherally Munshi, "You Will See My Family Became So American": Toward a Minor Comparativism, 63 Am. J. Comp. L. 655-717 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
Recent scholarship

In the News

"Munshi on Race, Citizenship, and the Visual Archive @GeorgetownLaw," coverage by Law & Humanities Blog, April 12, 2018, featuring Associate Professor Sherally Munshi.

"Decolonizing Comparative Law," by JOTWELL, March 27, 2018, featuring Professor Sherally Munshi.  

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"Munshi on Race, Citizenship, and the Visual Archive @GeorgetownLaw," coverage by Law & Humanities Blog, April 12, 2018, featuring Associate Professor Sherally Munshi.

"Decolonizing Comparative Law," by JOTWELL, March 27, 2018, featuring Professor Sherally Munshi.  

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