Justin Gest is a Lecturer in the Department of Government and the Department of Sociology. His teaching and research interests include comparative politics, political behavior, global migration, citizenship, political identity, and Muslim politics.
His previous research focused on alienated and participatory political behavior in Western democracies, using case studies of Western Muslim communities. This work was collected in Apart: Alienated and Engaged Muslims in the West (Columbia University Press/Hurst, 2010). His recent research examines international migrants' rights and comparative migration policies.
Justin received a doctorate in Government from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a bachelors in Government from Harvard. He also currently serves as the Deputy Director of the LSE Migration Studies Unit.
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Government 90da: Democracy, Alienation and Muslims in the West
Government 98mg: The Politics of Migration