Friday, February 20, 2015
The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) has announced the appointment of Michele Pistone and John Hoeffner as the new co-managing editors of the Journal on Migration and Human Security (JMHS), CMS’s peer-reviewed public policy journal on international migration. Pistone and Hoeffner each enjoy more than two decades of experience in immigration issues, as litigators, attorneys, scholars, teachers and authors.
Pistone is Professor of Law at Villanova University School of Law and Founding Director of the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services. She is also founder of LegalED, an internet start-up that hosts resources for teaching and learning the law.
Hoeffner has held positions in the private sector, government, and academia. He is currently an instructor at Villanova University, and has been commissioned to research and write scholarly articles on various topics concerning migration, including integration, employment and labor migration and Catholic social thought on immigration.