How States Enforce Boundaries: The Reconciliation of People and Markets

Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Biotechnology Building, G10
Central Campus

"David Cook-Martín is a professor of sociology at Grinnell College and Assistant Vice-President of Global Education. As a political sociologist, his work focuses on migration and citizenship policy. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from UCLA, an MA in Sociology from the University of Houston, and B.A. from Wheaton College. He has also worked in the child welfare field as director of a multi-disciplinary nonprofit. David is a former Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Latin American Sociology Mellon (UCLA), and a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow (UC Irvine)."

Professor Cook-Martín is the author of The Scramble for Citizens (2013), winner of the American Sociological Association's Thomas & Znaniecki Book Award, and Culling the Masses (w/ David Fitzgerald, 2014), winner of the American Sociological Association's Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award and the Midwest Sociological Society's Distinguished Book Award, among other accolades.

Event Type

Author Appearance, Lecture, Panel Discussion, Special Event, Presentation


Sociology, Cornell Population Center, Center for the Study of Inequality


Immigration, Inequality, isscal, immcal




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Contact Name

Clara Elpi


David Cook-Martín

Speaker Affiliation

Grinnell College

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