Profile: Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia

Professor of Public Affairs and Administration, School of Public Affairs and Administration

Global Urban Studies/Urban Systems Ph.D.

Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia, educated at Sciences Po (Ph.D., HDR), is Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers – State University of New Jersey. She is also Senior Researcher affiliated with the CEVIPOF (Center for Political Research, Sciences Po Paris). Her research focuses on the politics of immigration and anti-discrimination, security issues, racism and xenophobia, extreme-right wing movements, immigrant integration, urban racism, and European policies. She has taught at universities both in France (Paris III-Sorbonne, and the Columbia University and the University of Chicago Programs in Paris) and in the US (New York University, University of Pittsburgh). Professor Chebel d’Appollonia was selected as the Buffet Chair Professor at Northwestern University (2005) and was visiting fellow at the Ford Institute for Human Security (2004-2006) and at the European Center of Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh. Furthermore, she was awarded the EU-US Fulbright scholar in 2006. She published five books, and contributed to eighteen edited books. She also co-edited two books with Simon Reich entitled Immigration, Integration and Security: America and Europe in Comparative Perspective (2008) and Managing Ethnic Diversity After 9/11: Internal Security and Civil Liberties in Transatlantic Perspective (2010). Her recent publications include Les Frontières du Racisme (Presses de Sciences Po, 2011), and Frontiers of Fears: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe (Cornell University Press, March 2012). She is currently co-organizing the international project SoMi (Securitization of Migrant Integration).