Becoming American: New Scholarship on Immigration

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On Thursday, September 28, 2017, the Institute hosted five eminent scholars of immigration at the Oxford Road Auditorium on Emory's main campus. From understanding contemporary migration patterns to the United States (including the Latinx, Asian and African Diasporas) to understanding how current debates over immigrationan change political identities and voting behavior, this program explored the diversity of contemporary US immigration and how it is politicized.

Panelists:

Davila Alberto Davila, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley, Dean, Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship, author of Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s
Greer Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science, Fordham University, author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream
Jones Terry-Ann Jones, Associate Professor of Sociology, Fairfield University, author of Undocumented and in College: Students and Institutions in a Climate of National Hostility
Jordan Wallace Sophia Jordán Wallace, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Washington, Seattle, author of United We Stand: Latino Representation in Congress (forthcoming)
Zhou Min Zhou, Professor of Sociology & Asian American Studies, Walter and Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in U.S.-China Relations and Communications, University of California, Los Angeles, author of The Asian American Achievement Paradox