Shirley Leyro is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Borough of Manhattan Community College – CUNY.  She is a native New Yorker currently living in Harlem U.S.A. with her pets. A critical criminologist, Dr. Leyro’s research focuses on deportation effects – including the impact of the fear resulting from the vulnerability to deportation. Her research interests include immigration, social disorganization, and crimmigration. She is co-editor of Outside Justice: Immigration and the Criminalizing Impact of Changing Policy and Practiceas well as a contributor to the same volume. She is also a member of the Leadership Team for the Latina Researchers Network.

Shirley Leyro, Ph.D.