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Erin Routon


Erin is a transplanted Texan at Cornell and is currently conducting field research in her home state.  She received her B.A. in English from the University of Hawai’i, Hilo, in 2006 and her M.A. in Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside in 2013. Her research interests include: im/migrant detention and incarceration; migrant aid work and legal activism; border studies; material culture; emotion and emotional labor; and gender.


Immigrant Detention, Aid, U.S. 


  • Anthropology