Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis (immigration, Phoenix case study)
Assistant Professor of Political Science
School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University

Paul G. Lewis’s research focuses on the politics of urban development and community change. He is the coauthor with Max Neiman of “Custodians of Place: Governing the Growth and Development of Cities” (Georgetown University Press, 2009) and “Shaping Suburbia: How Political Institutions Organize Urban Development” (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996), which was named an Outstanding Academic Book by Choice.

He is currently studying local policing in the context of immigration, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. From 1996-2005, Lewis worked at the Public Policy Institute of California, first as a research fellow and then as a program director. He holds a PhD from Princeton University.