David FitzGerald

Professor, Gildred Chair in U.S.-Mexican Relations and Co-Director, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies

Curriculum Vitae

"Refuge Beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers," (Oxford University Press, 2019)

  • ASA International Migration Section Best Book Award, 2020
  • CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2019

The Sociology of Refugee Migration,” (with Rawan Arar), Annual Review of Sociology, 2018.

"Can you become one of us? A historical comparison of legal selection of 'assimilable' immigrants in Europe and the Americas" (with David Cook-Martín, Angela S. García and Rawan Arar). Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2017.

The History of Racialized Citizenship.” Pp. 129-52 in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship, edited by Rainer Bauböck, Ayelet Shachar, Irene Bloemraad, Maarten Vink. New York: Oxford University Press. 2017.

150 Years of Transborder Politics: Mexico and Mexicans Abroad, in A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections, edited by Nancy L. Green and Roger Waldinger. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016.

Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the Americas (Harvard University Press 2014)

  • ASA Distinguished Scholarly Book Award, 2017
  • Midwest Sociological Society Distinguished Book Award, 2017
  • APSA Migration and Citizenship Section Best Book Award, 2015
  • ASA Political Sociology Section Best Book Award, 2015
  • ASA International Migration Section Best Book Award, 2015
  • Honorable Mention, Theodore Saloutos Book Prize, Immigration and Ethnic History Society, 2015

A Nation of Emigrants: How Mexico Manages Its Migration (University of California Press 2014). Spanish-language version at Nación de Emigrantes.

“Culling the Masses: A Rejoinder” (with David Cook-Martín) Ethnic and Racial Studies 38(8). 2015

Emigration’s Impacts on Mexico: A Sociology of Dissimilation in How Immigrants Impact their Homelands, edited by Susan Eva Eckstein and Adil Najam. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013.

Migration: Policies and Politics” (with Rafael Alarcón) in Mexico and the United States: The Politics of Partnership, edited by Peter H. Smith and Andrew Selee. Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013.

A Comparativist Manifesto for International Migration Studies, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2012.

Citizenship à la Carte: Emigration and the Strengthening of the Sovereign State in Politics from Afar: Transnational Diasporas and Networks, edited by Peter Mandaville and Terrence Lyons, Columbia University Press, 2012.

Mexican Migration and the Law, in Beyond the Border: The History of Mexico-US Migration, edited by Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, pp.179-203. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2011.

Liberalism and the Limits of Inclusion: Racialized Preferences in Immigration Laws of the Americas, 1850-2000. (with David Cook-Martín), Journal of Interdisciplinary History. 16(1): 7-25. 2010.

Colonies of the Little Motherland: Membership, Space, and Time in Mexican Migrant Hometown Associations, Comparative Studies in Society and History 50(1). 2008.

Mexican Assimilation: A Temporal and Spatial Reorientation (with Tomás Jiménez),W.E.B. Du Bois Review 4(2): 337-354. 2007.

Inside the Sending State: The Politics of Mexican Emigration Control, International Migration Review 40(2): 259-93. 2006.

Towards a Theoretical Ethnography of Migration, Qualitative Sociology 29(1): 1-24. 2006.

Rethinking Emigrant Citizenship, New York University Law Review 81(1): 90-116. 2006.

Nationality and Migration in Modern Mexico, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 31(1):171-91. 2005.

Transnationalism in Question (with Roger Waldinger), American Journal of Sociology 109(5):1177-95. 2004.

Beyond ‘Transnationalism’: Mexican Hometown Politics at an American Labor Union, Ethnic and Racial Studies 27(2): 228-47. 2004.