Professor Kahn receives prestigious awards

Professor Jeffrey Kahn honored as
Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow
Fulbright Research Scholar

When the Gerald J. Ford Fellowship award was established in 2002, Mr. Ford stated: “Over the years, in supporting the Ford Research Fellows, I have seen first-hand the contributions made by our faculty through their research.  I am pleased to provide them with the next essential asset they need to continue their achievements.”  Since establishment in 2002, 65 SMU faculty members have received these Fellowships.

In addition, Professor Kahn will be resident in Norway during the 2017-2018 academic year as a Fulbright Research Scholar at the Pluricourts Centre in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo.

Jeffery Kahn is Professor of Law and Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow in Dedman School of Law.  His latest research on U.S. legal topics focuses on the right to travel and national security law. His most recent book, Mrs. Shipley’s Ghost:  The Right to Travel and Terrorist Watchlists, critically examines the U.S. Government's No Fly List.  Professor Kahn’s work on Russian law has been noted by name by the editors of The New York Times and published in various law reviews, as well as the peer-reviewed journals Post-Soviet Affairs and Review of Central and East European Law.  Professor Kahn is a founding member of the Advisory Board for the SMU Embrey Human Rights Education Program and a Fellow of the John Goodwin Tower Center or Political Studies.