A Well Kept Secret: Cuban Immigration Exceptionalism

NOV 16, 2018 | 4:00 PM



The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue


6112: Sociology Student Lounge


November 16, 2018: 4:00 PM




Susan Eckstein, Professor of Sociology and International Relations, Boston University

Dr. Eckstein is a specialist on urbanization, immigration, poverty, rights and injustices, and social movements in the context of Third World Countries. She has also written on agrarian reform, comparative development, and effects of revolution. Her main focus is on Latin America. She has written most extensively on Mexico, Cuba, and Bolivia. Currently she is working on immigration and its impact across borders, focusing on the Cuban experience in particular. She has also done some writing on working class volunteerism and suburban ethnicity in the U.S.

(Co-sponsored with the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, The Graduate Center)