Immigration Policy After September 11th

Daniel J. Tichenor, associate professor, Rutgers University, will discuss "Immigration Policy After September 11: Security, Democracy and the Newcomer" Thursday, Oct 16, at 7 p.m. in the Hatfield Room in the Hatfield Library at Willamette University. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Tichenor's recent book, "Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America" (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002), won the American Political Science Association's 2003 Gladys M. Kammerer Award for the best political science publication in American national policy.

The speaker received his Ph.D. from Brandeis University. He has been a Research Fellow in Governmental Studies at the Brookings Institution (1994-95), the Abba P. Schwartz Fellow at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library (1998-99), a Faculty Fellow of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies at the University of California, San Diego, and a recipient of a Junior Faculty Grand Award for Domestic Politics and Policy Research from the Smith Richardson Foundation (2001-2002).

His primary research interests include presidential leadership, interest groups and American political development, immigration and ethnic politics, social movements, congressional reform, history and political analysis, American political thought, and social policy.