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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Dr Rosemarie Peña

Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada



Rosemarie Peña, is founder and president of the Black German Heritage and Research Association (BGHRA) and Adjunct Professor of German Studies at the UBC- Vancouver in the Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern Europe.



Rosemarie’s research explores displaced childhoods; particularly, the historical and contemporary intersections of adoption and child migration from the standpoint of her personal journey as a member of the postwar cohort of dual heritage Black transnational adoptees from Germany to the US.
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