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Dr Justin Gest to be visiting professor at the Institute for Global Prosperity

Dr Justin Gest is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government. He will be in London with the IGP for the rest of 2017

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10 May 2017

Justin Gest is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government. He is the author of Apart: Alienated and Engaged Muslims in the West (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2010), The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality (Oxford University Press, 2016), and will soon publish Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in Times of Demographic Change (Cambridge University Press 2017). He has authored over a dozen peer-reviewed articles, and provided analysis for BBC, CNN, The Guardian, NPR, Politico, Reuters, and Vox.

His work such as The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration takes original look at the reasons behind the heightening levels of political anger, illuminating the ways our current political economy is failing to deliver prosperous lives to many people. 

His work on immigration also creates other synergies with other projects at the IGP, such as RELIEF