Current Role: Professor of Political Science at McGill University
Location: Austin, USA
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Terri Givens

Terri Givens, an esteemed author, political scientist, and professor, is renowned for her expertise in immigration politics, antidiscrimination policy, and racial divides. Holding a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, she has conducted extensive research on immigration politics in European countries like Britain, France, Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands, as well as at the European Union level.

Givens has made significant contributions to the field through her publications, including “Voting Radical Right in Western Europe” (2005), “Immigrant Politics: Race and Representation in Western Europe” (2012), “Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides” (2021), and “The Roots of Racism: The Politics of White Supremacy in the US and Europe” (2022). Her works offer valuable insights into immigration, race, and equality.

As a professor at McGill University, Givens is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity, actively advocating for the hiring and retention of more Black professors to foster a more inclusive academic environment. Her efforts have garnered recognition, including being named a Fellow of the Kolleg-Forschergruppe “Transformative Power of Europe” and a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Givens’ strong analytical and research skills have enabled her to conduct rigorous studies and provide valuable insights into complex political and social issues. Her work is widely respected within academic circles and has been cited extensively.

Terri Givens is a highly accomplished political scientist and author whose research has significantly advanced our understanding of immigration politics, antidiscrimination policy, and racial divisions. Her dedication to promoting diversity and social justice, coupled with her expertise and analytical skills, has solidified her reputation as a respected figure in her field.