Stefanie Chambers, Ph.D.

Trinity College (CT)

Phone: 8606803919

Address: 90 Richard Street

City: West Hartford, Connecticut - 06119

Country: United States

About Me:

Stefanie Chambers is Professor of Political Science and department chair at Trinity College, Hartford.  Her research and teaching focus on migration, mayoral leadership, urban education, and racial & ethnic politics, gender and politics and environmental justice. Her books include Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus: Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations (Temple University Press 2017), and the co-edited volume, The Politics of New Immigrant Destinations: Transatlantic Perspectives (Temple University Press 2017), and Mayors and Schools: Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education (Temple University Press 2006).  She is also the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters. Beyond her scholarship, she is actively engaged in community service in Hartford.  She is currently co-producing a documetary film based on her book Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus called Dreaming in Somali: New Americans in the Twin Cities.  Stefanie received her Ph.D. at The Ohio State University in 1999. 

Research Interests

Race, Ethnicity and Politics

Immigration & Citizenship

Urban Politics

Public Policy


Refugee Resettlement

Somali Incorporation

Education Policy

Countries of Interest

United States