Susan Martin is the Donald G. Herzberg Professor of International Migration and serves as director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. An expert on immigration and refugee policy, Martin came to Georgetown after having served as the executive director of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, which advises Congress and the president on US immigration and refugee policy. Prior to joining the commission's staff, Martin was the director of research and programs at the Refugee Policy Group, a Washington-based center for analysis of US and international refugee policy and programs. Her publications include International Migration: Evolving Trends from the Early 20th Century to the Present (2014), A Nation of Immigrants (2010), and Refugee Women (2004), as well as numerous monographs and articles on immigration and refugee policy. Martin received her B.A. from Rutgers University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.