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Brittany Arsiniega

Assistant Professor, Politics and International Affairs

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Brittany Arsiniega is an Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Furman University. She is interested in law and society, especially the study of policing and immigration. Brittany attended the University of Colorado, Boulder where she graduated with distinction, received the Chancellor’s Award for earning a 4.0 GPA, and was first in her class for both International Affairs and Spanish for the Business Professions majors. After working in North and South America for three years, she attended the University of California, Berkeley for a dual JD/PhD program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy. Brittany graduated from law school as a member of the Order of the Coif and is admitted to practice law in California and South Carolina. Along with Professor Teresa Cosby, Brittany supervises student interns in The Justicia Project, a legal clinical program providing legal assistance clients on a variety of social justice-related issues. When she's not working at Furman, Brittany practices law with Wyche, P.A. and volunteers as a member of Hispanic Alliance's legal team. She enjoys mentoring students who are interested in law or graduate school.


  • B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder (with distinction)
  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley (Order of the Coif)
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley