John Palmer

Woodrow Wilson School, PhD Candidate

Graduate Associates

 Office of Population Research<br />284 Wallace Hall

 Curriculum Vitae


John Palmer is a Ph.D. student in the Woodrow Wilson School and Office of Population Research as well as an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School. Before coming to Princeton, he worked for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees and various NGOs in Bosnia, Albania, Kosovo, and Montenegro, and he served as a law clerk, mediator, and staff attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. John completed his B.S. in biology and J.D. at Cornell University, and he is a member of the New York bar.


John R.B. Palmer, Activity-Space Segregation: Understanding Social Divisions in Space and Time (working paper).

John R.B. Palmer & Mariola Pytlikova, Labor Market Laws and Intra-European Migration: The Role of the State in Shaping Destination Choices (working paper).

John R.B. Palmer, The Changing Legal Value of Naturalization: A Set of Indices Quantifying the Gaps Between Immigrants' and Citizens' Rights in 22 OECD Countries (working paper).

John R.B. Palmer, Thomas J. Espenshade, Frederic Bartumeus, Chang Y. Chung, Necati Ercan Ozgencil & Kathleen Li, New Approaches to Human Mobility: Using Mobile Phones for Demographic Research, Demography (forthcoming 2012).

Davide Azzolini, Philipp Schnell & John R.B. Palmer, Educational Achievement Gaps Between Immigrant and Native Students in Two "New" Immigration Countries: Italy and Spain in Comparison, 643 Annals Am. Acad. Pol. & Soc. Sci. 46 (2012).

John R.B. Palmer, The Second Circuit's "New Asylum Seekers": Responses to an Expanded Immigration Docket, 55 Cath. U. L. Rev. 965 (2006). [HeinOnline]

John R.B. Palmer, The Nature and Causes of the Immigration Surge in the Federal Courts of Appeals, 51 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 13 (2006).

Kevin M. Clermont & John R.B. Palmer, Exorbitant Jurisdiction, 58 Maine L. Rev. 474 (2006).

John R.B. Palmer, The Immigration Surge in the Federal Courts of Appeals, 11 Bender's Immigr. Bull. 2 (2006).

John R.B. Palmer, Stephen Yale-Loehr & Elizabeth Cronin, Why Are So Many People Challenging Board of Immigration Appeals Decisions in Federal Court: An Empirical Analysis of the Recent Surge in Petitions for Review, 20 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 1 (2005). [HeinOnline]

Kevin M. Clermont & John R.B. Palmer, French Article 14 Jurisdiction, Viewed from the United States, in Melanges en l'honneur de Xavier Blanc-Jouvan: De tous horizons (2005). [SSRN]

John R.B. Palmer, Refugee Protection in Africa: A Preliminary Survey of the Current Law, Its Origins, and Its Future, Africa Notes, Jan./Feb. 2004.

John R.B. Palmer, Note, Collateral Bar and Contempt: Challenging a Court Order After Disobeying It, 88 Cornell L. Rev. 215 (2002).

Stephen Yale-Loehr & John R.B. Palmer, Evidentiary Issues in Asylum Cases, 6 Bender's Immigr. Bull. 595 (2001).