The Department of Political Science
Els de Graauw
Phone: (646) 312-4422
Location: Vertical Campus, room 5-274
Els de Graauw specializes in American politics, immigration, civic and political participation, and (sub)urban politics and public policy. She currently is completing a book manuscript on the role of nonprofit organizations as advocates and managers of local immigrant integration initiatives, with a focus on San Francisco.
Professor de Graauw has under way a comparative study of US cities that in recent years have issued identification cards to undocumented immigrants. She also is interested in local bureaucratic responses to immigration and is working on a study of mayoral offices of immigrant affairs in various US cities.
Prior to arriving to Baruch, Dr. de Graauw was a Hauser Center Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She earned her PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a MA in Political Science from Berkeley as well, and a MA in American Studies from the Catholic University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. In Fall 2011 and Spring 2012, she will be an Immigration Research Associate at the Institute for the Social Sciences at Cornell University.
POL 1101 – American Government: Practices and Values
IDC 3001H – The Peopling of New York City: Immigration, Integration, and Politics in the Big Apple
Personal Website (including list of publications and course syllabi)