Fall 2012 International Lecture Series #2 – Immigration in Europe

Lecture Title: Immigration in Europe

Speaker: Dr. Joyce Mushaben, University of Missouri – St. Louis Professor and Research Fellow, Center for International Studies

Please note NEW location: Santa Fe Women’s Club, 1616 Old Pecos Trail

Cost: $15 CIR Members (or $36 for series of 3 lectures); $20 Non-members & Guests

Joyce Marie Mushaben (Ph. D., Political Science, Indiana University 1981) is a Professor of Comparative Politics, a Research Fellow in the Center for International Studies, and former Director of the Institute for Women’s & Gender Studies (2002-2005). Fluent in German, her teaching centers on comparative public policy, European politics, women’s leadership, citizenship, immigration and globalization. Her research covers new social movements, youth protest, German unification and identities, gender, ethnicity and welfare policies, and the European Union.

Her books/monographs include From Post-War to Post-Wall Generations: Changing Attitudes towards the National Question and NATO in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1949-1995 (Westview, 1998); Identity without a Hinterland? Continuity and Change in National Consciousness in the German Democratic Republic, 1949-1989 (AICGS/Johns Hopkins University, 1993); The Changing Faces of Citizenship: Social Integration and Political Mobilization among Ethnic Minorities in Germany (Berghahn Books, 2008); and a co-edited text with Gabriele Abels, Gendering the European Union: New Responses to Old Democratic Deficits (forthcoming 2009). Her articles have appeared in World Politics, Polity, West European Politics, German Politics, German Politics & Society, the Journal of Peace Research, Democratization, Citizenship Studies and Femina Politica,. She serves on the Executive Boards of the International Association for the Study of German Politics, and the German Studies Association, as well as on Editorial Boards for German Politics & Society, and the Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies.

Having received a 1999 Trailblazer Award and the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research Creativity in 2007, Mushaben is a three-time Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (1985 -1986, 2002, 2005); a former Ford Foundation Fellow (1989-1990), a guest scholar at the Academy for Social Sciences and the Central Institute for Youth Research (GDR). She was named the first Research Associate in the BMW Center for German & European Studies at Georgetown University (1990-91), a Visiting Professor at the Ohio State University (1994-95), and Senior Fulbright Lecturer in Erfurt, Germany (1996). She is commonly known as “Dr. J.”


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