Prof. Michael Jones-Correa

university professor

LocationPhiladelphia, PA

Preferred pronounhe/him

Email address

Telephone number2158984255

Twitter account@mjonescorrea

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Biographical information

Michael Jones-Correa is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Immigration (CSERI) at the University of Pennsylvania. He taught previously at Harvard and Cornell, where he served as the Robert J. Katz Chair of the Department of Government and directed both American Studies and Latino Studies. He has written extensively on immigration and Latino politics in the US, including most recently the books Holding Fast: Resilience and Civic Engagement among Latino Immigrants, and Latinos in the New Millennium. Recent research includes the Latino Immigrant National Election Study (LINES), surveys fielded before and after the 2016 elections, and an investigation into immigrant/native-born contract, trust and civic engagement in Philadelphia and Atlanta, among other projects. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Russell Sage Foundation.