Patricia Fernández-Kelly receives Distinguished Career Award from American Sociological Association
May 20, 2020

The award honors ASA members’ outstanding contributions to sociological practice, and it recognizes work that has facilitated, or served as a model for, the work of others in sociology or outside the discipline.

Fernández-Kelly, a social anthropologist with an interest in…

Paper on "Bifurcated Immigration and the End of Compassion" by Alejandro Portes
Oct. 30, 2017

The U.S. continues to be a nation of immigrants despite the politics of today. In a new paper by Alejandro Portes, he  discusses an important topic "Bifurcated Immigration and the End of Compassion". 

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Children of Immigrants in New Places of Settlement was the Conference topic sponsored by AAAS
May 24, 2017

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences sponsored a two-day conference in Cambridge, MA under the title: Children of Immigrants in New Places of Settlement from April 19-21, 2017.  The purpose of the event was to assess the state of knowledge about this general topic and identify the principal issues in need of future…

Conference, "Undocumented": Belonging and Exclusion in the Age of Transnationalism
April 28, 2017

Conference, "Undocumented": Belonging and Exclusion in the Age of  Transnationalism, May 6-7, Room A71, Louis A. Simpson International Building, Princeton University. This conference addresses the political, historical, philosophical, and sociological dimensions of an "undocumented" status.

Alejandro Portes Delivers Keynote in Spain
April 10, 2017

Alejandro Portes delivered the keynote lecture at the “Day of Sociology” at the University of Alicante, Spain to an audience of 300 sociology students and faculty. Following the lecture, he held conversations with university authorities concerning future collaborative activities with Princeton and granted…

New Book Coming Soon!
Feb. 16, 2017
Coming soon!

States in the Developing World

Edited by Miguel A. Centeno, Princeton University, New Jersey; Atul Kohli, Princeton University, New Jersey; Deborah J. Yashar, Princeton University, New Jersey; Assisted by Dinsha Mistree, Stanford University, California

The Center for Migration and Development offers Colloquium Series
Feb. 6, 2017

The Center for Migration and Development (CMD) promotes scholarship, original research, and intellectual exchange among faculty and students with an interest in international migration and national development. Established in 1998 with a founding grant from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Center is now lodged…

Migration is focus of new PIIRS interdisciplinary research community
Jan. 11, 2017

A new research community supported by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies will bring together faculty members from across the University to better understand the nature of migration, how it is represented and the ways it shapes the world.

Alejandro Portes Receives Award
Nov. 30, 2016

On November 30, 2016, Alejandro Portes, CMD's founding director, was awarded a doctorate honoris causa by the New University of Lisbon (Universidade Nova de Lisboa). He has recently completed a study of national Portuguese institutions, published as Values, Institutional Quality and Development by the Francisco Manuel dos…