Select Publications by IIR Affiliated Faculty


Boucher, Anna and Justin Gest. Forthcoming 2017. Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in a World of Demographic Change. Under contract with Cambridge University Press.

Gest, Justin. 2016. The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality. Oxford University Press (North America and Europe).

Gest, Justin. August 2010. Apart: Alienated and Engaged Muslims in the West. Oxford University Press (North America). Hurst and Co. (Europe).

Gest, Justin and Willem Maas. 2015-. Citizenship and Migration Politics book series by Palgrave Macmillan.


Refereed Journal Articles:

Almeida J, Johnson RM, McNamara M, Gupta Jhumka. (2011). Peer Violence Perpetration among Immigrant Youth: Findings from the Boston Youth Health Survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(13), 2658-80.

Beine, Michel, Brian Burgoon, Mary Crock, Justin Gest, Michael Hiscox, Patrick McGovern, Hillel Rapoport, Joep Schaper and Eiko Thielemann. 2016. “Comparing Immigration Policies: An Overview from the IMPALA Database” International Migration Review, 50(4).

Boucher, Anna and Justin Gest. 2015. “Migration Studies at a Crossroads: A Critique of Immigration Regime Typologies” Migration Studies, 3(2).

Cleaveland, Carol. (2017). “How the Immigration and Deportation Systems Work: A Social Worker’s Guide.” Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, in press.

Cleaveland, Carol. (2013). ‘I Stepped Over a Dead Body…’: Latina Immigrant Narratives of Immigration and Poverty. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 23(1), p. 1-13.

Cleaveland, Carol and E. Ilhara. (2012). "They Treat Us like Pests": Undocumented Immigrant Experiences Obtaining Health Care in the Wake of a "Crackdown" Ordinance, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 22, 771-788.

Cleaveland, Carol. (2011). ’In this Country, You Suffer a Lot:’ Undocumented Mexican Experiences, Qualitative Social Work, 1-21.

Cleaveland, Carol. (2010). “The Mexicans and ‘Us Gringos’: A Case Study of Activist Work with Unauthorized Migrants”, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 20(5), 637- 657.

Cleaveland, Carol. (2010). “We Are Not Criminals”: Social Work Advocacy and Undocumented Migrants, Social Work, 55(1), 74-81.

Cleaveland, Carol and L. Pierson. (2009). “Police, Convenience Stores and ‘the Bosses’: Migrant Tactics to Find Work,” Ethnography, 10(4), 515-533.

Cleaveland Carol & L. Kelly. (2009). “Shared Social Space and Strategies to Find Work: An Exploratory Study of Mexican Day Laborers in Freehold, N.J”. Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict, and World Order, 35(4), 51-65.

Correa- Cabrera, Guadalupe. 2017. “Re-victimizing Trafficked Migrant Women: The Southern Border Plan and Mexico’s Anti-Trafficking Legislation” Eurasia Border Review, 8(1), 55-70.

Correa- Cabrera, Guadalupe. 2015. “Inequalities and Global Flows in Mexico’s Northeastern Border: The Effects of Migration, Commerce, Hydrocarbons, and Transnational Organized Crime” Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 40(3), 326-350.

Correa- Cabrera, Guadalupe. 2013. “Security, Migration, and the Economy in the Texas-Tamaulipas Border Region: The ‘Real’ Effects of Mexico's Drug War.” Politics & Policy, 41(1), 65-82.

Correa- Cabrera, Guadalupe and Miriam Rojas- Arenaza. 2012. “The Mathematics of Mexico- U.S. Migration and U.S. Immigration Policy.” Policy Studies, 33(4), 297-312.

 De Feyter, J.J., & Winsler, A. (2009). The early developmental competencies and school readiness of low-income, immigrant children: Influences of generation, race/ethnicity, and national origins. Early Childhood Research Quarterly24, 411-431.

Gest, Justin, Anna Boucher, Suzanna Challen, Brian Burgoon, Eiko Thielemann, Michel Beine, Patrick McGovern, Mary Crock, Hillel Rapoport, and Michael Hiscox. 2014. “Measuring and Comparing Immigration Policies Globally: Challenges and Solutions.” Global Policy, 5 (3).

Gest, Justin, Carolyn Armstrong, Elizabeth Carolan, Elliott Fox, Vanessa Holzer, Tim McLellan, Audrey Cherryl Mogan and Meher Talib. 2013. “Mapping the Process of International Norm Emergence: Migrants and Minority Rights Agendas.” Global Governance, 19 (1).

Gest, Justin. 2012. “Western Muslim Integration.” Review of Middle Eastern Studies, 46 (2).

Goodman, R., Vesely, C., Letiecq, B., & Cleaveland, Carol. (2017).  “Trauma and Resilience among Refugee and Undocumented Immigrant Women.” Journal of Counseling and Development.

Goodman, R. D., Vesely, C., Letiecq, Bethany, and Cleaveland, Carol. (2016). “Trauma and Resilience among Refugee and Undocumented Immigrant Women.” Manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Counseling & Development, Special Issue on Traumatology.

Gupta, Jhumka, Acevedo-Garcia D, Hemenway D, Raj A, Decker MR, Silverman JG. (2010). “IPV Perpetration and Disparities Based on Immigration and English Speaking Ability Among a Community-Based Sample of Men.” Public Health Reports, 125(1), 79-87.

Gupta Jhumka, Acevedo-Garcia D, Hemenway D, Decker MR, Raj A, Silverman JG. (2009). “Pre-Migration Political Violence Exposure Associated with Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration among a Community-Based Sample of Immigrant Men.” American Journal of Public Health, 99, 462-9.

David Levasseur and Lisa Gring-Pemble. "Not All Capitalist Stories are Created Equal: Mitt Romney's Bain Capital Narrative and the Deep Divide in American Economic Rhetoric," forthcoming in Rhetoric & Public Affairs.

Duhita Mahatmya and Lisa Gring-Pemble (2014). "DREAMers and Their Families: A Family Impact Analysis of the DREAM Act and Implications for Family Well-Being." Journal of Family Studies 20.1: 79-87.

Gring-Pemble, Lisa. 2012. “It’s We the People . . . , Not We The Illegals”: Extremist Rhetoric in Prince William County, Virginia’s Immigration Debate. Communication Quarterly 60.5: 624-648.

Mavletova, A., Witte, James. (2016). “Is the Willingness to Take Risks Contagious?  A Comparison of Immigrants and Native-Born in the Unites States.” Journal of Risk Research.

Masterson AR, Usta J, Gupta, Jhumka, Ettinger AS. (2014). “Assessment of Reproductive Health and Violence Against Women Among Displaced Syrians in Lebanon.” BMC Women’s Health, 14(1).

Sipsma HL, Falb KL, Willie T, Bradley EH, Bienkowski L, Meerdink N, Gupta, Jhumka (2015). “Violence Against Congolese Refugee Women in Rwanda and Mental Health: A Cross-Sectional Study Using Latent Class Analysis.” BMJ Open, 5(4).

Tavassolie, T., Lopez, C., De Feyter, J., Hartman, S.C., & Winsler, A. (2018). Migrant preschool children’s school readiness and early elementary school performance. Journal of Educational Research, 111 (3), 331-344. 

Winsler, A., Kim, Y. K., & Richard, E. (2014). Socio-emotional skills, behavior problems, and Spanish competence predict the acquisition of English among English language learners in poverty. Developmental Psychology, 50, 2242-2254. 

Winsler, A., Burchinal, M., Tien, H., Peisner-Feinberg, E., Espinosa. L, Castro, D.C., LaForett, D., Kim, Y.K., & De Feyter, J. (2014). Early development among dual language learners: The roles of language use at home, maternal immigration, country of origin, and sociodemographics. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 29, 750-764. 

Witte, James C., Davis, S. (2017). “New Americans and Civic Engagement in the U.S.” Contexts, 16(2), 68-70.

Yun K, Hebrank K, Graber L, Chen I, Sullivan MC, Gupta, Jhumka. (2012). “High Prevalence of Chronic, Noncommunicable Conditions among Adult Refugees in a Clinic-Based Sample: Implications for Policy and Practice.” Journal of Community Health, 37(5), 1110-8

Zambotti, Giovanni., Wendy Guan and Justin Gest. 2015. “Visualizing Human Migration through Space and Time,” ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume II-4/W2.

Book Chapters:

Cleaveland, Carol. (2016). “Journeys across the Border and through the Legal System,” in press. NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Cleaveland, Carol. (2012). "Family-Based Immigration: Counterpoint,” book chapter for Gans, Judy and Daniel Tichenor, eds. Sage Debates on Immigration. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.

Cleaveland, Carol. (2009). “Calling Some ‘Illegal:’ Practice Considerations in Work with Undocumented Immigrants,” book chapter for T. Maschi’s, M.L. Killian’s, C. Bradley’s and K. Ward’s ed. Collaborative Forensic Social Work Practice. NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Johnson De Feyter, J., & Winsler, A. (2009). Disentangling nativity status, race/ethnicity, and country of origin in predicting the school readiness of young immigrant children. In E. Grigorenko & R. Takanishi (Eds.), Immigration, diversity, and education (pp. 48-66). New York: Routledge.

Kim, Dae Young.  2017.  Transnational Communities in the Smartphone Age: The Korean Community in the Nation’s Capital.  Lexington Books.

Kim, Dae Young.  2014.  “Coping with Racialization: Second-Generation Korean-American Responses to Racial Othering,” in Pyong Gap Min (Ed), Younger-Generation Korean Experiences in the U.S. and Canada.  Lexington Books.

Kim, Dae Young.  2013.  Second-Generation Korean Americans: Their Struggle for Full Inclusion.  LFB Scholarly Publishing.

Kim, Dae Young.  2011.  “The Pursuit of Elite High Schools and Colleges among Second-Generation Korean Americans.”  Development and Society 40(2): 225-259.

Stephens, Erin M., Tuttle, Joshua D., and James C. Witte. (2017). “Interactions between Gender and Immigration in Wage Inequality among STEM Workers, 1980-2010.”  In Gender in the 21st Century: The Stalled Revolution and the Road to Equality, edited by Shannon N. Davis, Sarah Winslow, and David J. Maume. Oakland: University of California Press.

Waslin, Michele. (2009). “Immigration Policy and the Latino Community Since 9/11” In Gary Freeman, David Leal, and Terri Givens, eds. Immigration and Refugee Policy in a Post-9/11 World. New York: Palgrave.

Waslin, Michele. (2010). “Immigration Enforcement by State and Local Police: The Impact on the Enforcers and their Communities.” In Monica Varsanyi, ed. Taking Local Control: Immigration Policy Activism in U.S. Cities and States. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 

Waslin, Michele. (2012). “Driver’s Licenses.” In Judith Gans, Elaine M. Replogle, and Daniel J. Tichenor, eds. Debates on U.S. Immigration. Los Angeles: Sage Reference.

Waslin, Michele. (2012). “The Impact of Immigration Enforcement Outsourcing on ICE Priorities.” In Maria Joao Guia, Maartje van der Woude, and Joanne van der Leun, eds. Social Control and Justice: Crimmigration in the Age of Fear. The Hague: Eleven International Publishing. 

Waslin, Michele. (2013). “Driving While Immigrant: Driver’s License Policy and Immigration Enforcement.” Daniel Stageman, David Brotherton, and Shirley Leyro, ed. Outside Justice and the Criminalizing Impact of Policy and Practice. New York: Springer. 

Yun K, Hebrank K, Desai M, Gupta, Jhumka. (2011). “Foundations for health: Health and healthcare for refugees during their first year in Connecticut.” Report to Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services. New Haven, CT.