SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM


Session 016: Integration of Immigrants and Refugees into Local Communities in the New Immigration Era II
Room: State Suite

Sponsor: Community Research and Development

Organizer &

Presider: Theo J. Majka, University of Dayton


“As Civic Society Agents and Mediating Structures: How Nonprofits Advance Immigrant Political and Civic Integration,” Tian Wang, University of Massachusetts Boston

“Screening for the ‘Good Life’: Nurses’ Insights into the New Era of Refugee Health Care and Integration in Minneapolis-St. Paul,” Christopher Levesque, University of Minnesota

“States of Exception: The Biopolitics of (Non)Citizenship in the Contemporary United States,” Meredith Van Natta, Duke University

“The Political Participation of African Immigrants in the United States: A Theoretical Analysis of Nonprofits’ Involvement,” Olanike Ojelabi, University of Massachusetts Boston, Winner of the Community Research and Development Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Trends and Patterns in the Residential Segregation of Middle Eastern and North African Immigrants in the United States, 2000-2016,” Sevsem Cicek-Okay, University of Cincinnati