Keynote Speaker


Nancy Foner, PhD

Nancy Foner is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is a renowned scholar of migration, specializing in comparative studies. She received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago.

Dr. Foner’s most recent books are Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe (co-authored with Richard Alba, Princeton University Press, 2015) and Fear, Anxiety, and National Identity: Immigration and Belonging in North America and Western Europe (edited with Patrick Simon, Russell Sage Foundation, 2015).

For more about Nancy Foner please see her departmental webpages.