Publications

2021

forthcoming.

"Socialism and Empire: Labor Mobility, Racial Capitalism, and the Political Theory of Migration," in Political Theory (go to accepted manuscript)

forthcoming.

"Cosmopolitanism without National Consciousness is not Radical: Creolizing Gordon’s Fanon through Du Bois," in Philosophy and Public Affairs - Symposium on Jane Creolizing Political Theory (go to accepted manuscript)

forthcoming.

"W. E. B. Du Bois and the Fluid Subject: Dark Princess and the Splendid Transnational in the Harlem Renaissance," in Farebrother and Thaggert (eds.) Expecting More: African American Literature in Transition, 1920-30 (Cambridge University Press) (go to accepted manuscript)

2020

2020.

"Law, Police Violence, and Race: Grounding and Embodying the State of Exception," in Theory & Event 22(4): tbc [with Mat Coleman and Amna Akbar] (go to article)

2020.

"Re-reading Idris's Kant and Quṭb through an Excursus into the Cosmopolitan Implications of Barbary Coast Corsairs," in Politics, Religion & Ideology 21(1): 120-123 (go to article)

2019

2020.

"Reconceiving Immigration Politics: Walter Benjamin, Violence, and Labor," in American Political Science Review 114(1):95-108 (go to article)

2019.

"Hemispheric Entanglements and Contemporary Immigration Politics,” in Contemporary Political Theory 18(4): 624-631 - Symposium on Juliet Hooker’s Theorizing Race in the Americas (go to article)

2019.

"The imperial origins of 'They are taking our jobs'" or (not my favorite title): "Why anti-immigration politics hurt white workers," in Made by History (The Washington Post), August 29 (read post)

2019.

"Beyond the Dream and Promise Act: Why Democrats must turn the immigrant labor narrative upside down." In LSE US Centre Blog (read post)

2019.
2019.

Transnational Cosmopolitanism: Kant, Du Bois, and Justice as a Political Craft. New York: Cambridge University Press. (Check out the Introduction's pre-proof version)

2018

2018.

"Association, Reciprocity, and Emancipation. A Transnational Reading of the Politics of Global Justice," in Duncan Bell (ed.) Empire, Race, and Global Justice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) (go to pre-proof document)

2017

2017.

"Donald Trump says he’s just enforcing immigration law. But it’s not that simple," in The Monkey Cage (The Washington Post) [with Mat Coleman and Amna Akbar] (read post)

2017.

"It's not about Race: Good Wars, Bad Wars, and the Origins of Kant's Anti-Colonialism." In American Political Science Review 111(4): 819-834 (go to article)

2017.

"Donald Trump is expanding a system of immigration enforcement which already punishes immigrants and makes them vulnerable." In LSE US Centre Blog, March 2017 (read post

2016

2017.

"Missing in Action: Practice, Paralegality, and the Nature of Immigration Enforcement." In Citizenship Studies 21(5): 547-569 [with Mat Coleman and Amna Akbar] (go to article)

2016.

"Punishment, Race, and the Organization of Immigration Exclusion." In Political Research Quarterly 69(4):640-654 (go to article)

Winner:   
- WPSA Best Article Published in Political Research Quarterly Award (2016)
- WPSA Pi Sigma Alpha (Best Paper Presented at Conference) Award (2011)
2016.

"From Global to Transnational: Reading Global Justice through W. E. B. Du Bois." In The Disorder of Things Blog, June 2016 (read post)

2016.

"Nondomination or Practices of Freedom? French Muslim Women, Foucault, and the Full Veil Ban." In American Political Science Review 110(1):18-30 (go to article)

Winner:    
- APSA French Politics Section Stanley Hoffman Award (for Best Article on French Politics Published in the previous two years) (2016)

2015

2015.

"DACA, DAPA, and Beyond: Plus ça change?" Newsletter of the APSA Migration & Citizenship Newsletter 3(2): 35-38 (go to brief)

2013

2013.

"Reel Latinas? Race, Gender, and Asymmetric Recognition in Contemporary Film." In Politics, Groups, and Identities, 1(2): 180-197 (go to article)

2012

2012.

"Perpetual What? Injury, Sovereignty, and a Cosmopolitan View of Immigration." In Political Studies, 60(1): 93-114 (go to article)

2011

2011.

"From Workers to Enemies: National Security, State Building, and America's War against 'Illegal' Immigrants." In Narrating Peoplehood amidst Diversity. Historical and Theoretical Perspectives, ed. Michael Böss (Aarhus: Aarhus Academic Press), pp. 145-182 [with Desmond King] (go to chapter)

2011.

"Residues of Border Control." In Southern Spaces, April (go to article) [with Susan Harbage Page, reprinted in 2016 in Global Mobilities. Refugees, Exiles, and Migrants in Museums and Archives, ed. Amy Levin (New York: Routledge)]