JAMES WALSH was a SSPF Postdoctoral Fellow during 2013-14, the Immigration and Citizenship theme year.
Dr. Walsh received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California Santa Barbara in September of 2011. He is currently working on a book-length project based on his dissertation, “Governing the Divide: Political Institutions and Immigration Control in the United States, Canada, and Australia,” which provides a comparative historical study of the significance of institutional arrangements and state structure in conditioning policy decisions and outcomes. His broader research agenda is focused on interrogating the relationship between globalization, immigration, and the nation-state. His work has appeared in Ethnic and Racial Studies, Sociological Forum, Citizenship Studies and Journal of Historical Sociology, among others. In addition he is currently working on projects concerning the recent growth of temporary migration in Canada and Australia, social movements concerning border surveillance and policing, and the privatization of immigration control through government partnerships and alignments with firms, local and municipal authorities, and citizens themselves.
The Life You Can Save: Effective Giving to Improve the Health and Welfare of the Global Poor (Peter Singer)10/22/2014 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum (3260 South Street)
Co-sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, The Penn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, The Year of Health, The Center for High Impact Philanthropy, The Center for Public Health Initiatives, and The Wharton Social Impact Initiative.
The event is free, but please register here.
Rethinking the Demographic Risks of Poverty: Prevalences and Penalties in a Comparative Global Perspective (David Brady)11/05/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
11/14/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
12/12/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
01/23/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm