JSP Student Profile

Bonnie Cherry


Year: Advanced to Candidacy (ABD) - JSP

Email: bonniecherry@berkeley.edu


A.A. Berkeley City College (2015)
B.A. University of California Berkeley, summa cum laude (2017)
Ph.D. University of California Berkeley (in progress)


Anthropology of Law
Critical Security Studies
International Humanitarian Law/Law of Armed Conflict
Federal Indian Law
Sociology of Religion


Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award- Spring 2021
Graduate Mentored Research Fellowship- Fall 2020-Spring 2021
Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law Fellowship
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Academic Experiences:

Graduate Teaching:
International Law and International Relations
Law, the Self, and Society
Law and Social Theory
Foundations of Legal Studies
Immigration and Citizenship
Engaging Conflict: Preparing for Fieldwork in Israel and the West Bank
R1B: The Sanctuary Tradition in Law and Social Practice

Dissertation Abstract:

My current work focuses on sacrificial politics and the historical and ongoing securitization of Indian Country in the United States.

Curriculum Vitae