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United States
Menlo College
Immigration, Electoral Politics, Radical Right, France, Germany, Britain, Race in Europe, Antidiscrimination Policy, Discrimination
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About Me

Immigration Politics, Antidiscrimination Policy, European Politics, Radical Right Parties, Electoral Politics, France, Germany, Britain,

Recent Publications

The Impact of the European Union’s Racial Equality Directive on Anti-discrimination Policy and Black Peoplein France” in Visible Invisible Minority: Confronting Afrophobia and Advancing Equality for People of African Descent and Black Europeans in Europe European Network Against Racism, Anti-racism in Focus 2, December 2014.

 Legislating Equality: the Politics of Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe, with Rhonda Evans Case, Oxford University Press, April 2014.

“Comparative Perspectives: Race in Europe.” Chapter for Oxford Handbook on the Politics of Race, edited by David Leal and Mark Sawyer, November 2014, Oxford Handbooks Online:

“High-Skilled Migration: A New Way Forward for Europe, The United States and the World” with Andrew Rottas in Global Migration Issues: Myths and Realities, forthcoming Winter 2014

“The Radical Right and Immigration in an Era of Economic Crisis” Brown Journal of World Affairs 19.2, Spring/Summer 2013.

“Nationalism vs. Multiculturalism:  European Identity and the Impact of the Radical Right on Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe.” Chapter for Europe’s Contending Identities: Supranationalism, Ethnoregionalism, Religion, and New Nationalism, edited by Andrew C. Gould and Anthony Messina, Cambridge University Press, Spring 2014, 203-218.

“Party Politics and Public Opinion on Immigration and Anti-Discrimination Policy:  Implications for Immigrant Integration” with Ernest McGowen.  Chapter for Immigration and Public Opinion edited by David Leal and Randall Hansen. Routledge University Press, January 2013, 271-285.

“Gendered Jobs: Integrating Immigrants versus Controlling Immigration in the European Union” with Melanie Hughes, Susana Crage and Pete Mohanty. Politics and Gender, 9 (2013), 31–60.

“Effects of Migration.” Chapter for Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration, edited by Dan Tichenor and Marc Rosenblum. March 2012.

Immigrant Politics: Race and Representation in Western Europe, edited volume with Rahsaan Maxwell. Lynne Rienner Publishers, March 2012.

Chapter 1: “Introduction” with Rahsaan Maxwell

Chapter 7: “Race and Politics in the European Parliament” with Rhonda Evans Case

Media Coverage

TV Appearances:

PBS “To the Contrary” with Bonnie Erbe: June 2012

Canadian Public Television, TVO, The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Hate in Europe

BBC: Riots in France

KEYE: Candidates Hope To Tap a Sleeping Giant

Time Warner Cable News: Rep. McCaul Calls for Tech-Based Solutions for Border Security



KUT public radio Austin: Can National Guard Troops Make Arrests Along the Texas Border?

KQED public radio San Francisco: At San Francisco State, Class Uses Local Issues as a Political Science Lab


Australian Broadcasting




Inside Higher Ed Column: Running Round the Ivory Tower

German Marshall Fund: Europe’s Fight against Discrimination

Politico Magazine: Time for a Latino Political Party?

Washington Post Monkey Cage Blog:

A left-right divide in European attitudes toward immigrants

Can equality be legislated? Evidence from Europe




Austin Statesman: Terri Givens a role model for the ages

Austin Woman Magazine: Global Thinker. Austin Activist.

Country Focus
United States, France, Germany, Britain

Research Areas

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