David W. Haines is Professor Emeritus at George Mason University, a past president of the Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA), convener of the Wind over Water comparative project on East Asian migration, and current co-president of the Association for the Anthropology of Policy. His publications include several edited volumes on refugees and immigrants, two historical monographs (one on Vietnamese kinship and the other on refugees in the United States), and numerous articles in professional journals on migration, kinship, and governance. His teaching areas include general anthropology, East Asia, information technology, refugees, and migration. He is also a recipient of George Mason’s Teaching Excellence Award.
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