Professor Eckstein provided profound insights into Cuban immigration, shedding light on historical privileges and political influence. This dynamic dialogue explored enduring policies, political action, and the impact on U.S.-Cuba relations.
“Dr. Eckstein richly deserves this lifetime career recognition, on the grounds of prolific, high-quality, interdisciplinary scholarship, truly exceptional service to LASA, and broader service to the profession.”
Professor Eckstein outlines the findings of her book, what motivated her to pursue this line of research, why United States immigration policy gives a special exception to Cuban immigrants and the impact of these policies, as well as the controversy surrounding her latest book.
“The Washington Monthly” outlines the controversy surrounding the latest book by Professor Eckstein, how her critics do not address her work’s thesis, and her reflection on the situation.
Lizette Alvarez calls on fellow Cuban Americans to lead by example and demand that migrants from Haiti, Venezuela, El Salvador, and Honduras, and other nations be given the same opportunities that the U.S. government has given Cubans.
In 2022, the Pardee School went through numerous big changes, welcomed new members to our community, and set the stage for a period of substantial progress as we approach our second decade as stewards of global studies education at BU. As the New Year approaches, we want to highlight some of the biggest stories and moments from the year.
“Although certain politicians misrepresented my book, I trust most Cuban Americans recognize the special opportunities they received. My book should not be used to manipulate the trauma some experienced to score political points.”
In discussing the findings of her latest book, Professor Eckstein’s focused on United States-Cuban immigration policies, their origins, their evolution over the years, and their consequences.
Ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, experts from across Boston University explored recent voting patterns, shifting demographics, generational divides, and diverging concerns among Latinx voters of different backgrounds.
Since the 1959 Cuban revolution, Cubans have enjoyed a special status that the United States government does not bestow upon any other immigrant group. Professor Susan Eckstein discusses why in an interview on her latest book “Cuban Privilege: The Making of Immigrant Inequality in America.”
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For over half a century, the United States granted Cubans, one of the largest immigrant groups in the country, unique entitlements. In her latest book, Professor Eckstein discloses the racial and political biases embedded within U.S. immigration policy.
Eckstein joins International Advisory Board of the journal International Politics, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to transnational issues and global problems.
Prof. Susan Eckstein discussed United States President Donald Trump’s planned visit to the Summit of the Americas.
Prof. Susan Eckstein published a recent journal article on immigrant niches and immigrant networks in the United States labor market.
Prof. Susan Eckstein discusses how deportation risks for Cubans living in the United States could change under President Donald Trump.
The Latin American Studies Association held their International Congress in New York City.
Professor Susan Eckstein presented a paper on U. S./ Cuban immigration policy at a conference in Havana, Cuba.
Professor Susan Eckstein was interviewed about her research on immigration from Cuba by BU Today.
Professor Susan Eckstein said that Cubans have enjoyed special U. S. immigration privileges.