Participant Info

First Name
Elizabeth
Last Name
Cohen
Country
United States
University
Syracuse
Keywords
Immigration, citizenship, rights, philosophy, representation, children's rights.
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Personal Info

About Me

Elizabeth F. Cohen is associate professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and a senior research associate at the Campbell Institute for Public Affairs. She received a BA from Swarthmore College and a Ph.D. from Yale University.  She has been a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation and the Wagner School of Public Service, New York University.

Elizabeth is the author of Semi-Citizenship in Democratic Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Her scholarly articles have appeared in venues such as Ethics in International Affairs, Citizenship Studies, Perspectives on Politics, Polity, the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy, and the Saint Louis University Law Journal, among others.

In addition to her scholarly writing, Elizabeth has also published op-eds in newspapers such as the Washington Post and Newsday. Her work on immigration has been cited by the New York Times and she serves on the advisory board for the American Bar Association’s citizenship and public education project.

 

Elizabeth’s research interests focus on contemporary political theory, justice, immigration, citizenship, and rights. She is currently completing a book manuscript that traces the meaning of durational time in politics and builds an argument about the political value of time. She is also working on a monograph about the rise of short term immigration and the casualization of citizenship in the contemporary United States.

 

Recent Publications
Media Coverage

In addition to her scholarly writing, Elizabeth has also published op-eds in newspapers such as the Washington Post and Newsday. Her work on immigration has been cited by the New York Times and she serves on the advisory board for the American Bar Association’s citizenship and public education project.

 

Excerpted and referenced in, Charles Blow, “Border Surge Meets Bluster Surge.” New York Times, June 21, 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/22/opinion/blow-border-surge-meets-bluster-surge.html?ref=opinion&_r=0

  • “Albany Party-Switching Insults Voters.” Op-Ed, Newsday, Sunday June 19, 2009.
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