Immigration and Integration: A Comparative View

October 13, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Columbia School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Ave., New York 10027

Event Organizer

Columbia Population Research Center

How exceptional is the immigration system in the United States? The conference offers a comparative perspective on immigration policies and immigrants’ experience in North America and Europe. The conference will also facilitate a discussion of the benefits and challenges of conducting cross-national comparative research.


Participants will include:
Irene Bloemraad, Professor of Sociology; Thomas Garden Barnes Chair, Canadian Studies, UC Berkeley
Yinon Cohen, Yerushalmi Professor of Israel and Jewish Studies, Columbia University
David FitzGerald, Professor of Sociology; Gildred Chair in U.S.-Mexican Relations;Co-Director, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, UC San Diego
Nancy Foner, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center
Christel Kesler, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Barnard
Yao Lu, Associate Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
Douglas Massey, Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University