Shirley Leyro
Published December 14, 2016
Updated April 10, 2021

Shirley Leyro is a criminologist and an assistant professor of social sciences, human services and criminal justice at Borough of Manhattan Community College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Her research focuses on criminal law and immigration. Leyro is working on a project exploring the impact of deportability on belonging and membership of CUNY noncitizen students.

Expertise: Immigration, deportation, social disorganization, crimmigration, mental health

Location: New York, N.Y.


Phone: (212) 220-8000 ext. 5127

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