Michael Jones Correa (immigration, Charlotte case study)
Professor of Government and Director of the American Studies Program, Cornell University
Michael Jones-Correa studies immigration, race, ethnicity, and citizenship in the United States. He is currently examining the implications of the growing ethnic diversity of suburbs for local and national politics, as well as areas undergoing rapid (and new) immigration. He is also analyzing the 2006 Latino National Survey, a national state-stratified survey of Latinos in the United States.
Jones-Correa is the coauthor of “Latino Lives in America: Making It Home “(Temple 2010), and author of “Between Two Nations: The Political Predicament of Latinos in New York City” (Cornell, 1998). He is the editor of “Governing American Cities: Inter-Ethnic Coalitions, Competition and Conflict” (Russell Sage Foundation, 2001).
Jones-Correa has been a visiting fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars 2003-2004 and at the Russell Sage Foundation 1998-1999. In 2004-2005 he served on the Committee on the Redesign of U.S. Naturalization Test for the National Academy of Sciences.