The Security/Insecurity Spiral and its Effect on the Integration of Minorities


Thursday, March 22, 2012, 5:00pm to 7:00pm


Center for European Studies, Cabot Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

The Islam in the West Program is pleased to present

Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia, PhD
Associate Professor, Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration

Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia, educated at Sciences Po (PhD, HDR), is Associate Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She is also co-director of the ISI Immigration Research Network and Senior Researcher affiliated to the CEVIPOF (Center for Political Research, Sciences Po Paris). Professor Chebel d’Appollonia specializes in the politics of immigration and anti-discrimination in the United States and Europe, racism and xenophobia, extreme-right wing movements, immigrant integration, and urban racism. She has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, both at universities in France (Paris III-Sorbonne, and the Columbia University and the University of Chicago Programs in Paris) and in the US (New York University, University of Pittsburgh). Professor Chebel d’Appollonia was selected as the Buffet Chair Professor at Northwestern University (2005) and a visiting fellow at the Ford Institute for Human Security (2004-2006) and at the European Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh. Furthermore, she was awarded the EU-US Fulbright scholar in 2006. In addition to three books (including one on the Far Right in France, and another on Everyday Racism) and ten edited volumes, Professor Chebel d’Appollonia co-edited two books with Simon Reich entitled Immigration, Integration and Security: America and Europe in Comparative Perspective (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008) and Managing Ethnic Diversity After 9/11: Internal Security and Civil Liberties in Transatlantic Perspective (Rutgers University Press, 2010). She is currently working on a book entitled Immigration, Security, and Democracy in the United States and Europe (under review at Cornell University Press).

This event is open to the public; no registration required. 

Contact: Aline Longstaff