Justin Gest is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government, and the co-founder and deputy director of the Migration Studies Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). His teaching and research interests include comparative politics, immigration, and demographic change. He is also the author of Apart: Alienated and Engaged Muslims in the West (Oxford University Press, 2010) and Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in Times of Demographic Change (Cambridge University Press 2018). Previously, he was a Lecturer and Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University, where he won the 2014 Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Prize, Harvard’s highest award for teaching. In 2013, he received the Star Family Prize for Student Advising, Harvard’s highest award for student advising.

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