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Jack DeWaard

Jack DeWaard

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2013 University of Wisconsin - Madison
Room 1148 Social Sciences
Phone: 612-624-9522
Email: jdewaard@umn.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Interest Areas

International and Internal Migration; Assimilation and Integration; Demography and Ecology; Quantitative Methods.

Current Research

Refer to CV. Among others, my current research focuses on:

  • Migration systems theory
  • Descriptive accounts of international and internal migration patterns
  • Segmented and health assimilation of immigrants in the United States
  • Environmental and disaster-oriented migration
  • The implications of the above for ethnic and racial inequality, integration policies, etc.

Selected Publications

"Recovery Migration to the City of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina: A Migration Systems Approach" with Elizabeth Fussell and Katherine J. Curtis. In press. Population and Environment (invited submission).

"Compositional and Temporal Dynamics of International Migration in the EU/EFTA: A New Metric for Assessing Countries' Immigration and Integration Policies." International Migration Review (lead article). In press.

"The Temporal Dynamics of International Migration in Europe: Recent Trends" with James Raymer. 2012. Demographic Research, 26: 543-592.

"Migration Systems in Europe: Evidence from Harmonized Flow Data" with Keuntae Kim and James Raymer. 2012. Demography, 49: 1307-1333.