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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

Curriculum Vitae

Interest Areas

International and Internal Migration; Integration and Assimilation; Demography and Population Studies; Race and Ethnic Studies; Quantitative Methods.

Current Research

My current research focuses on:

  • Migration systems and migration systems theory
  • Causes, characteristics, and consequences of international and internal migration patterns
  • Environmental and disaster-oriented migration
  • Implications of the above for issues of integration and assimilation, including stratification and inequality

Selected Publications

“Recovery Migration after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Spatial Concentration and Intensification in the Migration System.” With Katherine J. Curtis and Elizabeth Fussell. In Press. Demography.

Beyond Group-Threat: Temporal Dynamics of International Migration and Linkages to Anti-Foreigner Sentiment.” 2014. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, DOI:10.1080/1369183X.2014.929940

Recovery Migration to the City of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina: A Migration Systems Approach.” with Elizabeth Fussel and Katherine J. Curtis. 2014. Population and Environment, 35(3):305-322. (invited submission)

"Compositional and Temporal Dynamics of International Migration in the EU/EFTA: A New Metric for Assessing Countries' Immigration and Integration Policies." 2013. International Migration Review 47(2): 249-295 (lead article).

"The Temporal Dynamics of International Migration in Europe: Recent Trends" with James Raymer. 2012. Demographic Research, 26(21): 543-592.

"Migration Systems in Europe: Evidence from Harmonized Flow Data" with Keuntae Kim and James Raymer. 2012. Demography, 49(4): 1307-1333.