Experts in Social Issues — Immigration
Louise Cainkar, Associate Professor
Social and Cultural Sciences
Expertise: Muslims, Muslims in the U.S., Arab Americans, Immigrants, US Immigration Policy, Islamophobia
Office Phone: (414) 288-5714
Home Phone: (773) 561-7260
Mobile Phone: (773) 218-0798
Alison Efford, Associate Professor
Expertise: History of the Republican Party in Wisconsin up to 1924; Milwaukee history; history of migration, especially German immigration to the U.S.; the U.S. Civil War era; United States during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
Office Phone: (414) 288-7817
Edward Fallone, Associate Professor
Expertise: Corporate and Business Law, Corporate Crimes, Immigration Law and Policy, Legal Education, Securities Regulation
Office Phone: (414) 288-5360
Dr. Sergio González, Assistant Professor
Expertise: Immigration; Latino community formation; Latino communities in the Midwest; religion and social movements; labor and migration.
Giordana Poggioli-Kaftan, Teaching Associate Professor of Italian
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Expertise: Italy as a nation and the Italian language; Marginalization of classes of people (notably: women, Jews, Italian Southerners); Exclusionary and marginalization rhetoric and the resistance efforts to it; Italian 19th and 20th centuries products promising modernity.
Media type: Print, TV and radio
Julissa Ventura, Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Policy & Leadership
Expertise: K-12: Experiences of Latinx Students; Experiences of immigrant students and families; Student Voice and Leadership / Community-based education: The role and impact of community educators; Power of Educational Spaces outside of schools
Office Phone: (414) 288-5992