The UCSD Department of Sociology Yankelovich Endowed Chair Speaker Series presents:
“Challenge to the Secular State: The Christian Right in America”
w/ Professor Christian Joppke
Thursday, January 30, 2014
with reception immediately following
Christian Joppke is a comparative political sociologist. His past and present research interests cover social movements and the state, citizenship and immigration, most recently religion and politics, especially Islam in Western societies. Professor Joppke holds a chair in sociology at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He received a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1989. Previously he taught at the University of Southern California, European University Institute, University of British Columbia, International University Bremen, and American University of Paris. He has also held research fellowships at Georgetown University and the Russell Sage Foundation, New York. Among his recent books are Citizenship and Immigration (Cambridge: Polity, 2010), Veil: Mirror of Identity (Cambridge: Polity, 2009), and Selecting by Origin: Ethnic Migration in the Liberal State (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005).
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The Yankelovich Speaker Series is envisioned by Daniel Yankelovich, a Division of Social Sciences benefactor and sponsor of the Endowed Chair on Social Thought.