Steven Mayers

Steven Mayers is a writer, oral historian, and professor at the City College of San Francisco. He has interviewed Central American migrants for over a decade. His master’s thesis explored ways in which fiction can challenge historical accounts of the past, and his dissertation, analyzing the stories of Central American war refugees, focused on the themes of identity, home, and forgiveness. He worked with Johnathan Freedman to edit “Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders With Youth Migrants From Central America” (April 2019).

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2019 - Us vs. Them: Refugees, Asylum, and the Politics of the Borderlands