Irene Bloemraad

Department: Sociology

Photo of Irene BloemraadThomas Garden Barnes Chair of Canadian Studies

Director
Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative

Class of 1951 Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology

Research Interests / Specializations:

How immigrants become incorporated into political communities and the consequences of their presence on politics and understandings of membership. The intersection of immigration studies and political sociology, with a strong interdisciplinary (and international) scope. Citizenship & Multiculturalism, Immigrant Community Organizations, Political Socialization in Mixed-Status Families, Diversity & Democracy.