Katherine Fennelly's research and outreach interests include the human rights of immigrants and refugees in the United States, and the preparedness of communities and public institutions to adapt to demographic changes. She is a demographer who spent many years studying reproductive health among Latinos in the United States and Latin America. Fennelly has been dean of the University of Minnesota Extension Service, a faculty member and department head at the Pennsylvania State University, and a faculty member at Columbia University School of Public Health. She currently resides in New York and teaches online master's courses on Immigration, Health and Public Policy.
Fennelly is bilingual in Spanish and English and has worked and traveled extensively throughout Latin America.
She holds a certificate of studies from the University of Madrid, a master's of philosophy, a master's of health education, and a doctorate in adult education from Columbia University.
Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) Briefs:
- Who Supports the Public Charge Rule
- The Congressional Stalemate on Immigration Reform
- Immigration in the Midwest
- Why Immigration Worries Americans –Especially Rural Residents
The Clothes I Wear: Ethnic Dress and Stereotypes, Part One and Two
part one, part two
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- Why Some Immigrant Women Fear Saying #MeToo
- Focus on Minnesota: The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
- Protecting the Civil Rights of Detained Immigrants in Minnesota
- Aims and Responsibilities of Universities in Solving Problems Related to Global Migration
- Myths hinder rational talk about immigration
- What Does the Morality of Americans Have to Do With Immigration in America?
- Violations of the Civil Rights of Immigrants in Detention in MN
- English Language Proficiency of Immigrants and Refugees in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area
- The Healthy Migrant Effect
- Immigration and Poverty in the Northwest Area States
- Impediments to the Integration of Immigrants
- Rural Residence as a Determinant of Attitudes Toward US Immigration Policy
- Ten Myths About Immigration
- Diversity Coalitions in Rural Minnesota Communities
- Prejudice Toward Immigrants in the Midwest
- Analysis of Admissions and Tuition Policies for Undocumented Students at Big Ten Schools