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About Fatma Marouf

Professor Marouf teaches courses in international human rights law, immigration law, and administrative law and is the Director of the Immigration Rights Clinic. Professor Marouf has taught an International and Comparative Human Rights Law Practicum in New Delhi that brings together US and Indian law students. Professor Marouf’s research and writing focus on immigration and refugee issues, as well as the psychology of decisionmaking. She was named as a Bellow Scholar by the American Association of Law Schools for empirical research that promotes access to justice.


2016 - Present Professor of Law and Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, Texas A&M University School of Law
2010 - 2016 Associate Professor of Law & Co-Director of the Immigration Clinic, University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Opportunity Award, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with Professors Rebecca Gill and Michael Kagan (2015-2016)
  • Bellow Scholar, awarded for empirical research that promotes access to justice (2012-2014)
  • UNLV Academic Achievement Gala, recognized in the categories of “innovation” and “collaboration” (2014)
  • Clinical Legal Education Association, Honorable Mention for the CLEA Award for Excellence in a Public Interest Case or Project for UNLV Immigration Clinic’s Immigration Detention Project (2014)


  • Immigrant Rights Clinic
  • Legislation and Regulation


2017 MPH in Epidemiology, Harvard University
2002 J.D., cum laude, Harvard University ‐ Harvard Law School
1998 B.A. in English, Magna Cum Laude, Yale University

Contact Information


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Fort Worth, Texas 76102

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