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Sharpe, Michael

Sharpe, Michael

Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences
Areas of Expertise:
  • comparative politics
  • international relations
  • globalization
  • politics of international migration
  • immigrant political incorporation
  • political transnationalism
Dr. Sharpe’s areas of specialization are comparative politics and international relations and his research interests include looking comparatively at globalization, the politics of international migration, immigrant political incorporation, and political transnationalism. His current research analyzes the factors that propel migrations of postcolonial citizen and coethnic immigrants and what limits or facilitates their political incorporation and political transnationalism in liberal democratic host societies. To examine this, Dr. Sharpe focuses on post-colonial citizen Dutch Caribbean immigrants in the Netherlands and Latin American Nikkejin (Japanese descendant) immigrants in Japan. At York College, Dr. Sharpe teaches classes that include comparative politics, international relations, and US politics and government.
Education:
Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  CUNY Graduate Center  Political Science  2008 
MPhil  CUNY Graduate Center  Political Science  2006 
MIA  Columbia University  International Affairs  2001 
certificate  Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands  Graduate Diploma in International Law and Organization for Development  1997 
BA  Rutgers College / Rutgers University  Political Science  1990 

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Sharpe, Michael
 

Sharpe, Michael
Assistant Professor
Behavioral Sciences