Spring 2020 Schedule


Note: All workshop meetings are held on Tuesdays from 12:00 to 1:30 PM in William James Hall Room 450 unless otherwise noted.

February 4th
Mark Griffith, PhD Student in Sociology at Harvard University
Work and Wages for Recent Caribbean-American Migrants
February 18th
Tally Kritzman-Amir, Israel Institute Visiting Associate Professor of Sociology at Harvard University
The Methodology of Immigration Law
March 3rd
Jake Watson, PhD Candidate in Sociology at Boston University
Ethnic Subjects and Legal Status: How Local Regimes of Reception Shape Refugee Incorporation
March 24th
Talia Shiff, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and a Lecturer in Sociology at Harvard University
Legal Standards and Moral Worth in Frontline Decision-Making: Evaluations of Victimization in US Asylum Determinations
March 31st
Rahsaan Maxwell, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
The contexts of reception that make asylum seekers feel welcome in Germany
April 21st
MyDzung Chu, PhD Student in Population Health Sciences at Harvard University
Housing Quality for U.S. Immigrants: An Analysis of the 2015 American Housing Survey (AHS)​​​​​​​
Friederike Roemer, John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow, Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Democracy, Pro-Immigrant Attitudes and Immigrant Welfare Rights​​​​​​​