Colombia Country Expert
Cristina Escobar is a Sociologist PhD. She has taught at Temple University, Franklin and Marshall College, West Chester University and Rutgers-Camden. She worked as a research associate at the Center for Migration and Development at Princeton University. She has done research on migration and citizenship, transnational immigrant organizations, and migrants’ political participation. Among her publications are “Dual Citizenship and Extraterritorial Political Rights in Latin America”, Latin American Research Review, 42, n. 3 (2007): 43-75; “Expatriate Voting and Migrants’ Place of Residence,” Migration Studies (with R. Arana and J. McCann), first published online (January 8, 2014), doi: 10.1093/migration/mnt030; and “Immigrant enfranchisement in Latin America: From Strong Men to Universal Citizenship,” Democratization, Special volume Electoral Rights in the Age of Globalization (Forthcoming).