Sociology Professor John Skrentny has been named Director of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies and Sociology Professor David Fitzgerald has been named Associate Director of the Center. The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies is an Organized Research Unit of the University of California-San Diego. The Center is an interdisciplinary, multinational research and training program devoted to comparative work on international migration and refugee movements. Its primary missions are to conduct comparative and policy-oriented research, train academic researchers, students, and practitioners, and disseminate its research to academics, policymakers, and NGOs through research seminars, conferences, publications, the internet, and the mass media.
Prof. John Skrentny has been named Director and Prof. David Fitzgerald has been named Associate Director of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies.