Dr. Peter Mancina is Visiting Scholar in the Center for Immigration Law, Policy, and Justice at Rutgers Law School and Research Associate in the Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford. Mancina also serves as a consultant for non-profit organizations, local government policy-makers, and universities.


His work examines governmental power, policing, immigration control, everyday policy implementation, and social movement organizing. 

Mancina holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Vanderbilt University, and his research has been funded by the United States National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, and the Rutgers Law School Pratt Fund