Speaker Series: "Leaning in or Hunkering down? Contact, Trust and Civic Engagement among Immigrants and the Native Born" by Michael Jones-Correa


Thursday March 10, 2016
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B313
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Sponsored by the Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity (CSDD), in collaboration with the P.E. Trudeau Foundation and the Canadian Opinion Archive Research (CORA).
Organized by Sara Pavan, Doctoral Candidate in Political Studies.

About the Speaker: Michael Jones-Correa is Professor of Government at Cornell University and Robert J. Katz Chair of the Department of Government.  He is a co-author of Latinos in the New Millennium (Cambridge, 2012) and Latino Lives in America: Making It Home (Temple, 2010), the author of Between Two Nations: The Political Predicament of Latinos in New York City (Cornell, 1998), the editor of Governing American Cities: Inter-Ethnic Coalitions, Competition and Conflict (Russell Sage Foundation, 2001), and co-editor of Outsiders No More? Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation (Oxford 2013). Professor Jones-Correa has been a fellow at Cornell's Institute for Social Sciences, the Russell Sage Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University. He has worked and published extensively on immigration, ethnicity, citizenship and urban politics in the United States.