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Nov 4, 2020


Jessica Goudeau is the author of After the last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America. Goudeau holds a PhD in literature from the University of Texas and served as a Mellon Writing Fellow and Interim Writing Center Director at Southwestern University. She has spent more than a decade working with refugees in Austin, TX and is the cofounder of Hill Tribers, a nonprofit that provided supplemental income for Burmese refugee artisans for seven years. Mateen Rokhsefat and Sara Jamshidi talk with Jessica Goudeau about her experience of working with refugee families.