The Department of Government
The Department of Government

Comparative Politics Speaker Series: "Unveiling Alienation: Muslim Politics in Western Democracies"

Fri, November 11, 2011 | BAT 5.108

12:00 PM

Justin Gest is a Harvard College Fellow in the Department of Government. His teaching and research interests include comparative politics, political behavior, global migration, citizenship, political identity, Muslim politics, globalization and social theory.

His previous research focused on alienated and participatory political behavior in Western democracies, using case studies of Western Muslim communities. This work was collected in Apart: Alienated and Engaged Muslims in the West (Columbia University Press/Hurst, 2010). His recent research examines international migrants' rights and comparative migration policies.

Justin received a doctorate in Government from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a bachelors in Government  from Harvard. He serves as the Deputy Director of the LSE Migration Studies Unit. At Harvard, he teaches Government 90da and Government 98mg.

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