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Saturday, April 11 • 9:00am - 10:25am
SA9.00.08 Factors Driving Immigrant Mobility

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Moderator: Cathy Liu, Georgia State University

The Impact of Internal Conflicts on Urban Populations among Developing Nations
Robert M. Anthony, Shepherd University; Kristopher K. Robison, Northern Illinois University

Development Projects and Immigration: Understanding Transformations in Rio Grande (Brazil) caused by the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC)
Priscilla Chagas, State University of Maringá, Paraná, Brazil

On the move to the South: Puerto Rico’s debt crisis and migration to Florida
Ivis Garcia Zambrana, University of Illinois at Chicago

Understanding the Decline in Immigrants Residential Momility in the U.S.
Cathy Liu, Georgia State University; Gary Painter, University of Southern California

Discussing rural-to-urban migration reversal in contemporary sub Saharan Africa: The case of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Jonas Nielsen, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Presenters
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Robert M Anthony

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Shepherd University
My professional interests are in sociological theory, global urbanization, and political change/conflict.
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Priscilla Chagas

State University of Maringá, Paraná, Brazil
avatar for Cathy Liu

Cathy Liu

Associate Professor, Georgia State University
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Jonas Nielsen

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
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Ivis García Zambrana, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Utah
Ivis García Zambrana is an Assistant Professor in City and Metropolitan Planning (CMP). At CMP she works in close collaboration with the University Neighborhood Partners (UNP) and she is also affiliated with the Metropolitan Research Center (MRC). Her philosophy, methodology, and... Read More →

Moderators
avatar for Cathy Liu

Cathy Liu

Associate Professor, Georgia State University

Saturday April 11, 2015 9:00am - 10:25am
Cambridge (2nd floor)