Associate Director for Research, National Council of La Raza
Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Cornell University
María Cristina García is the Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies in the Department of History at Cornell University, where she teaches courses on immigration history. She is the author of Seeking Refuge: Central American migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada (2006); Havana USA: Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida (1996); and articles and book chapters on refug...
National Council of La Raza
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Sarah Garding completed her doctoral degree in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley in 2013. Her dissertation, which examines diaspora political incorporation policies in the postcommunist space, draws on 16 months of fieldwork in Armenia, Croatia, and Serbia, as well as short-term fieldwork in diaspora communities in Canada, the United States, and Germany. She received her...
President, Somos America
Professor, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Born in Chile to parents of different nationalities, and as the daughter of a career diplomat, I developed early on a personal and intellectual interest in the topic of international migration. After receiving my Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990, I moved to the University of Houston, where I co-directed the Center for Immigration Research from 1995-2005. In 2005, I joined...
Visiting Assistant Professor with the Department of Sociology at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, and a Research Fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Professor of Sociology, Goethe University
As a Sociology professor and chair of Women and Gender Studies at Goethe University, Helma Lutz has been the initiator and advisor of numerous gender and diversity activities at her school. She is associate executive director of the Cornelia Goethe Center of Women’s and Gender Studies at Goethe University. She is also the director of ‘IPP Transnational’, a program for the interna...
Executive Director, CETPA (professional mental health counseling services for the Latino community);
Migration Policy Institute