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Degree Institution Field Dates PhD CUNY Graduate Center Political Science 2007 MPhil CUNY Graduate Center Political Science 2007 MPA Columbia University Public Policy and Administration 1993 MIA George Washington University International Affairs 1991 BA Smith College Modern European Studies and International Affairs 1988 non-degree Universite de Geneve History/International Relations 1986-1987 non-degree Hatues Etudes Internationales International Relations 1986-1987
Areas of Expertise
- Citizenship Policy
Comparative Public Policy
Books in Field Of Expertise
Robin A. Harper. When Citizenship Matters: Being and Becoming Citizens in the Modern State. : , (prospectus prepared for submission). .
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Robin A. Harper and Hani Zubida. "Where Have All the Women's Issues Gone?." National Mothers’ Centers website. Nov. 4, 2008: .
Robin A. Harper. "Postcards from Germany." Lilith. 32 Fall 2007: 8.
Harper, Robin A. and Hani Zubida. (2010) Making Room at the Table: Incorporation of Foreign Workers in Israel. Policy and Society. Vol. 29, pp. 371-383.. "." . : .
Harper Robin and Hani Zubida. 2010. In or Out – Migrant Workers in Israel: Boundaries of Israeli Citizenship. In-Spire Journal of Law, Politics and Societies. Vol. 5(1), pp. 1-23.. "." . : .
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Lena Malm. "Borderlands." When Walls Disappear. 2013: 68-83.
David Tal. "The Israeli Triangle; (de)constructing the borders between Israeliness, Jewishness and Migrant Workers." Israel Identity: Between East and West.. 2013: 177-196.
Elliott Barkan. "Immigration and incorporation of new Americans: citizenship prior to 1980." Encyclopedia of US Immigration. 2013: .
David Schultz. "Private prisons." Encyclopedia of American Law and Criminal Justice. 2010: .
David Schultz, ed. "Citizenship & Alienage." Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution. 2008: .
David Schultz, ed. "Loyalty Oaths." Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution. 2008: .
Stefan Szwed, ed. "The New Germans: What’s New in the New German Citizenship Law." Building a New Transatlantic Generation. 2005: .
Yuri Kazepov, ed. "The Transformation of Inner and Outer Space: Reflections on Space and 9/11”." Cities of Europe. Changing Contexts, Local Arrangements and the Challenge to Urban Cohesion. 2004: .
Yuri Kazepov, ed. "New York." Cities of Europe. Changing Contexts, Local Arrangements and the Challenge to Urban Cohesion. 2004: .
Lukas K. Sosoe, ed. "Hear My Voice: Mechanisms for Community Participation for Citizens, Residents, and the Undocumented - New York Perspectives." Diversite Humaine: Democratie, Multiculturalisme et Citoyenneté.. 2003: .
Jonathan Karl, ed. "Country reports - Southwest Asia." Freedom in the World 1993. 1993: .
Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Harper, R. A. and Zubida H. "How Does the Construction of New Families Impact Remittances." Diversities. 15 2014: 6-19.
Shoshani, A., Nakash, O., Zubida H., Harper, R. A.. "Mental Health and Engagement in Risk Behaviors among Migrant Adolescents in Israel: The Protective Functions of Secure Attachment, Self-Esteem, and Perceived Peer Support.." Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. 12 2014: ), 233-249.
Zubida H., Lavi L., Harper R. A., Nakash O., Shoshani A.. "Home and away: hybrid perspective on identity formation in 1.5 and second generation adolescent immigrants in Israel." Glocalism. 2013: .
Morse, Janice M., Lynda J. Dimitroff, Robin Harper, Amanda Koontz, Savita Kumra, Nancy Matthew- Maich, Paul Mihas and Christina Murphe. "Considering the Qualitative-Quantitative Language Divide." Qualitative Health Research. 21 2011: 1302.
Robin A. Harper. "Making Meaning of Naturalization, Citizenship and Beyond from the Perspective of Turkish Labor Migrants." Jahrbuch türkisch-deutsche Studien. 3 2011: 17-36.
Nakash, Ora; Maayan Nagar; Anat Shoshani; Hani Zubida; Robin A. Harper. "The effect of acculturation and discrimination on mental health symptoms and risk behaviors among adolescent migrants in Israel." Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology. 18 2012: 228-238.
Robin A. Harper and Hani Zubida. "“Social Borders, Israeli Migrant Workers and The Future of Israel as a Jewish State”." Israel Identity: Between East and West. : .
Robin A. Harper. "Neutrality in Practice: Switzerland's Role in the Middle East." European Studies Journal. 1990: .
Robin A. Harper and Hani Zubida. ""In or Out – Migrant Workers in Israel: The Citizenship Dilemma".." COST Action IS0803, WG1 - Borders, Materiality, Signification. April 8-9 2010, Berlin. 2010: .
Robin A. Harper and Hani Zubida. ""Who's in Who's Out? Social Borders and Israeli Migrant Workers".." Israel Studies Program, (workshop) “I am in the East but my heart is in the West”. 2010: .
Robin A. Harper and Hani Zubida. ""Money Family Construction and Borders". This paper was first presented at: COST Action IS0803, WS2 - Trusting the Neighbours: Debt, Credit, Coupons and Gifts Across Borders. November 5-6 2010, Riga.." COST EastBordNet. 2010: .
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Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Robin A. Harper. "Coloring Our Houses: Populations, Civic Engagement and Historic Houses in New York City." New York City Historic Houses Trust Newsletter. Spring 2012: 12-13.
Robin A. Harper. "Ubiquitous Bridgets pp 9-10. (print and http://www.historichousetrust.org/assets/attachments/HHTnewsFall10.pdf)." New York City Historic Houses Trust Newsletter. Fall 2010: 9-10.
Robin Harper. "Approaching Negotiations in Cases of Unconventional." Capitol Area Peace Studies Conference Proceedings. 1990: .
Monographs in Field Of Expertise
Robin Harper. "New York." The New York City Conference on Immigration: Resource Guide. 1996: .
Robin Harper. "Directory of Services to Immigrants: A Guide to Community-Based Organizations in New York City. 1996. City of New York; New York." Directory of Services to Immigrants: A Guide to Community-Based Organizations in New York City. 1996. City of New York; New York. 1996: .
Reviews in Field Of Expertise
"Bridget Anderson’s (2013) Us and Them?: the dangerous politics of immigration control in CHOICE" 2014: .
"Diccon Bewes’ (2010) Swiss Watching: Inside Europe's Landlocked Island, Nicholas Brealey Publishing. Swiss American Historical Review" 2014: .
"Bernd Reiter’s (2013) The dialectics of citizenship: exploring privilege, exclusion, and racialization in CHOICE" 2014: .
"Frances Webber’s (2012) Borderline justice: the fight for refugee and migrant rights in CHOICE" 2013: .
"Grete Brochmann, Anniken Hagelund with Karin Borevi, Heidi Vad Jønsson, and Klaus Petersen’s. (2012) Immigration policy and the Scandinavian welfare state, 1945-2010 in CHOICE" 2013: .
"Donna R. Gabaccia’s (2012) Foreign relations: American immigration in global perspective in CHOICE" 2013: .
"Anne McNevin’s Contesting Citizenship: Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political in Choice" 2012: .
"Michael Edwards’ ed., Handbook of Civil Society. Oxford University Press. Choice." 2012: .
"Caroline B. Brettell and Deborah Reed-Danahay’s. Civic Engagements: The Citizenship Practices of Indian and Vietnamese Immigrants" 2012: .
"Lucy William’s Global Marriage: Cross Border Marriage and Migration in a Global Context. (2010) Palgrave MacMillan, Choice." 2011: .
"Alison Munioz’s Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border. University of Minnesota Press. (2010) Choice." 2011: .
"Daniel Kanstroom's Deportation Nation in The New York Law Journal" 2008: 2.
"Niklaus Steiner’s International Migration and Citizenship Today (2009) Routledge, Choice (July)." 2010: .
"Daniel Benjamin, ed., Europe 2030 Europe, Western Europe, Transatlantic Relations, European Union, Eastern Europe. (2010) Brookings Institution Press. Choice. (December )" 2010: .
"Jennifer Brinkerhoff’s (2009) Digital Diasporas: Identity and Transnational Engagement in CHOICE" 2010: .
"Armando Navarro’s (2009) The Immigration Crisis: Nativism, Armed Vigilantism, and the Rise of a Countervailing Movement in CHOICE" 2009: .
"Elizabeth Theiss-Moore's Who Counts as an American? in Choice. 2010." 2010: .
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Living on Borrowed Time: Borders, Ticking Clocks, and Timelessness among Temporary Labor Migrants and their Children in Israe " 2014: Association for Israel Studies.
" 'Here One Moment...And Gone the Next' Remittances as a Social Visibility Tool " 2014: Association for Borderlands Studies 1st World Conference - Post-Cold War Borders, Global Trends and Regional Responses.
" East or West? Israel's Migrant Worker Policy Caught Between Two Worlds. " 2014: Israeli Political Science Association.
" Here One Moment... and Gone the Next?" Remittance as a Social Visibility Tool " 2014: Association for the Study of Nationalities Annual Meeting.
" Remittance as a Social Visibility Tool " 2014: ,” New York State Political Science Association Annual Meeting.
" Living on Borrowed Time: Borders, Ticking Clocks and Timelessness among Temporary Labor Migrants and their Children in Israel " 2014: IS Academy Migration and Development.
" Wedding Bells" - How do Construction of New Families in Host Countries Impact Remittances? " 2013: International Sociological Association RC31 Migration and Well-Being Research Frontiers.
" Here One Moment... and Gone the Next?" Remittance as a Social Visibility Tool " 2013: EastBordNet/COST Relocating Borders conference.
" East or West? Israel's Migrant Worker Policy Caught Between Two Worlds " 2013: EastBordNet/COST Relocating Borders conference.
" Home and Away - Hybrid Perspective on Identity Formation in 1.5 and Second Generation Adolescent Immigrants in Israe " 2013: EastBordNet/COST Relocating Borders conference.
" Berlin – When Borders Disappear. " 2013: EastBordNet/COST Relocating Borders conference.
" The effect of acculturation and discrimination on mental health symptoms and risk behaviors among adolescent migrants in Israel” " 2013: Conference on African Refuges in Israel.
" Here One Moment... and Gone the Next? Remittances as a Social Visibility Tool " 2013: WPSA.
" Foreign Workers and Israeliness-Jewishness Dilemma " 2012: Provost Lecture Series, York College.
" Documents, Techniques and Technologies " 2012: EastBordNet/COST Working Group WS4, "Visualization in Berlin, Germany.
" Guess Who's Coming for Dinner? How an Ethnic State Makes Sense of Non Co-Ethnic Migrants " 2012: Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting.
" Migrant Workers in Israel " 2012: Official testimony presented by Dr. Hani Zubida before the Israeli Knesset, Committee on Foreign Workers.
" Should They Stay or Should They Go? Israel as an Ethnic State and the Question of Accommodation or Exclusion for Non-Coethnics Who Decide to Join the Ethnic State " 2012: Association for the Study of Nationalities.
" Where do we fit? Migrant workers between Jewishness and Israeliness – the Current Israeli citizenship debate " 2011: The Israeli Law and Society Association Annual Conference.
" "Money Family Construction and Borders". (invited lecture) " 2010: COST Action IS0803, WS2 - Trusting the Neighbours: Debt, Credit, Coupons and Gifts Across Borders..
" "Who's in Who's Out? Social Borders and Israeli Migrant Workers". . " 2010: Israel Studies Program, (workshop) “I am in the East but my heart is in the West” October 3-5, University of Calgary.
" (with Hani Zubida) The Core of the Identity, the Heart of the Dispute: Who's an Israeli? "Who is in and who is out? Social Borders and Migrant Workers in Israel" " 2010: Bar-Ilan University.
" (with Hani Zubida) "Room at the Inn? – Accepting Difference and the Future of Migrant Workers in Israel" " 2011: EPSA Net Israel, The Annual conference of the Israeli Forum for Social Welfare, The Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel,.
" Will a Child Lead Them? Foreign Worker Children and the Israeliness-Jewishness Debate " 2011: Western Political Science Association annual meeting, San Antonio, April 2011..
" After the Oath: The Legacy of the Bush Administration on IUS Citizenship Policy " 2009: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting.
" Representing Citizenship: A German Case " 2009: Wayne State University Annual Citizenship Conference.
" Generating Political Science Space in a MySpace World: Dealing with Differing Technologic Comfort " 2009: American Political Science Association Teaching & Learning.
" Interpreting Citizenship: What Does Citizenship Mean? " 2009: Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting.
" Where Have All the Women’s Issues Gone? " 2009: York College.
" Non sum qualis eram: The Transformation from Permanent Resident into Citizen " 2004: Harvard University, Minda de Gunzburg Center.
" Genre and Writing Within the Discipline " 2004: CUNY Graduate Center Writing Fellows Seminar.
" When It’s All About the Grade: The Writing Process in a Grade-Focused World " 2003: CUNY Graduate Center Writing Fellows Seminar.
" Other Kinds of Potentates: a qualitative study examining the perception of the influence of US immigration policy on the private lives of Indian immigrants in New York City " 2000: IPSA.
" Hear My Voice: Mechanisms for Community Participation - New York Perspectives " 1996: Democracy, Citizenship & Pluralism, University of Montreal.
" German Integration Policies: Living in the Land of Illusion " 1994: Robert Bosch Foundation.
" Ethnic Tension, Youth and Revolution: Eastern Europe in Turmoil " 1993: George Washington University.
" Defense or Refugee Management: Role of the US Armed Forces " 1993: Columbia University MPA Conference.
" The Myth and Kurdistan " 1991: George Washington University Low Intensity Conflict Student Conference.
" Approaching Negotiations in Cases of Unconventional " 1990: Capitol Area Peace Studies Conference.
" The European Community " 1988: Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Student Conference.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Ivo Duchacek Award: 2005.
Sigma Iota Rho: 1991.
PSC-CUNY, Temporary Workers in Israel. 2014-2015: $6000.
Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Summer Institute for Israel Studies. 2012: $15,000 (value).
PSC-CUNY, Temporary Workers in Israel. 2012-2013: $6000.
PSC-CUNY, Temporary Workers in Israel. 2011-2012: $6000.
PSC-CUNY, Where For Art Thou, Classic Immigration State?. 2010-2011: $3867.
CUNY, Faculty fellowship Publication Project. 2010: course release.
CUNY - CETL, Finding Political Science Space in a MySpace World. 2009-2010: course release.
Nippon Foundation, 100 Books About Japan for York Library. 2009: $4000 (value).
PSC-CUNY, Who We Are: An examination of citizenship manuals. 2009-2010: $3750.
Wellesley College, Mary A. Hildreth Fund, Does Citizenship Really Matter?. 2008: $3000.
Harvard Univeristy Minda da Gunzburg Center, non sum qualis eram. 2004: $1000.
CUNY, Graduate Study. 1998-2003: tuition plus stipend.
Robert Bosch Foundation, German-American Intercultural Relations. 1993-1994: $35,000+ living expenses.
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Other Professional Activities and Public Service
EstBordNet/Cost External Expert: 2010-present.
New York Historic Houses Trust Directors' Council: 2009-present.
Koerber Foundation/CDS International “IntegrationXchange” Selection Committee: 2006-2007.
Robert Bosch Foundation Selection Committee: 200-2001.
Robert Bosch Foundation Alumni Association, Vice President: 1993-2003.
Ministerial Council for Immigrant Issues: 1996.
Expert Witness for Asylum Cases: 1993-1996.