David Thronson, JD, speaks at Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: A World on the Move: Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants


David Thronson is associate dean for experiential education and a professor in the College of Law.

  • Thronson is co-founder of the Immigration Law Clinic and also served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
  • His research and writing seeks to develop frameworks and critical perspectives for analyzing the intersection of family and immigration, with a particular focus on children.
  • He currently serves on the national Interagency Working Group on Unaccompanied Children and his past governmental appointments include service on the Nevada Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission, the Nevada Law Foundation, and the Nevada’s Governor’s Commission for National and Community Service.
  • He earned his juris doctor from Harvard Law School.