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Rey Koslowski

International relations dealing with international organization, European integration, international migration, information technology, homeland security

The World Within Reach
Rey Koslowski
Associate Professor
 

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Department: Political Science

Affiliated Faculty
Department of Information Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Address:
MI 121C
Phone:
518-442-5314
Personal Pages: http://www.albany.edu/~rk289758/

 

Research Interests

International relations dealing with international organization, European integration, international migration, information technology, homeland security

Current Research Projects

Global Mobility Regimes" analyzes the economic, political and security dimensions of global human mobility (that encompasses international migration and short-term international travel); contribute to a better understanding of existing international cooperation on migration and the potential for global mobility regime formation. Supported by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

“Visa Policies, New Technologies and Transatlantic Cooperation,” examines the politics and diplomacy of US and EU visa policy as well as the prospects for US-EU cooperation to maintain visa-free transatlantic travel while at the same time increasing security. Supported by a fellowship of the Transatlantic Academy at the German Marshall Fund

“International Migration, Border Control and Homeland Security in the Information Age,” examines efforts by the United States and other advanced industrialized countries to selectively control migration using new information technologies in order to shape flows of human capital to the needs of information technology-driven, globalizing economies."

Additional Information

Rey Koslowski is Associate Professor of Political Science, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and an affiliated faculty member the Informatics PhD program, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences,University at Albany (SUNY). Dr. Koslowski received his Ph.D from the University of Pennsylvania. His primary teaching and research interests are in the field of international relations dealing with international organization, European integration, international migration, information technology, homeland security. He has held fellowships of the Transatlantic Academy at the German Marshall Fund, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Center of International Studies at Princeton University and the Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. His research has been supported by grants from the the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Science Foundation and a fellowship at the Bellagio Dialogue on Migration of the German Marshall Fund and the Rockefeller Foundation. He serves as Associate Editor of Global Networks and has served as the Chair of the Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration section of the International Studies Association (ENMISA). Koslowski is the author of Migrants and Citizens: Demographic Change in the European States System (Cornell University Press, 2000); Real Challenges for Virtual Borders: The Implementation of US-VISIT (Washington: Migration Policy Institute, 2005); editor of International Migration and the Globalization of Domestic Politics (Routledge, 2005) and co-editor (with David Kyle) of Global Human Smuggling: Comparative Perspectives (John Hopkins University Press, 2001). His articles have appeared in International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, The Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Common Market Studies, The Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, International Migration, The Cambridge Journal of International Studies and The Brown Journal of World Affairs. Koslowski is often interviewed and widely quoted in the press, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, International Herald Tribune, Atlanta Constitution, Dallas Morning News. He has been interviewed for Dying to Leave, a documentary aired by PBS as well as national and international radio, including American Public Media's Marketplace Morning Report, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

Publications

Rey Koslowski's recent publications include:

Laura V. González-Murphy and Rey Koslowski, "Understanding Mexico's Changing Immigration Laws," Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Mexico Institute, March 2011

Rey Koslowski, "The Evolution of Border Controls as a Mechanism to Prevent Illegal Immigration," Migration Policy Institute and European University Institute, February 2011.

Jeroen Doomernik, Rey Koslowski, Jonathan Laurence, Rahsaan Maxwell, Ines Michalowski and Dietrich Thraenhardt, No Shortcuts: Selective Migration and IntegrationReport to the Transatlantic Academy, May 2009.

Jeroen Doomernik, Rey Koslowski, and Dietrich Thraenhardt, "Battle for the Brains: Competing for the Best and Brightest Migrants," Op-Ed., New Europe, March 15-21, 2009, p. 8.

Jeroen Doomernik, Rey Koslowski, and Dietrich Thraenhardt, "The Battle for the Brains: Why Immigration Policy is not Enough to Attract the Highly Skilled," German Marshall Fund of the United States, Brussels Forum Paper Series, March 2009 (pp. 23), available the Brussels Forum 2009 "briefing papers" webpage.

Peter Hobbing and Rey Koslowski,"The Tools Called to Support the 'Delivery' of Freedom, Security and Justice: A Comparison of Border Security System in the EU and in the US," Ad Hoc Briefing Paper, European Parliament, Directorate-General Internal Policies, Policy Department C, Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs, Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, PE 410.681, February 2009.

Rey Koslowski "Global Mobility and the Quest for an International Migration Regime," in Joseph Chamie and Luca Dall’Oglio, eds. International Migration and Development: Continuing the Dialogue: Legal and Policy Perspectives (Geneva: International Organization for Migration, 2008).

Kay Hailbronner and Rey Koslowski "Models for Immigration Management Schemes - Comparison and Analysis of Existing Approaches and a Perspective for Future Reforms," German Marshall Fund of the United States, GMF Paper Series, December 2008.

Deborah W. Meyers, Rey Koslowski, and Susan Ginsburg, Room For Progress: Reinventing Euro-Atlantic Borders for a New Strategic Environment(Migration Policy Institute, October 2007) Press Release

Rey Koslowski, Prepared Testimony for “US-VISIT: Challenges and Strategies for Securing the U.S. Border,” Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, January 31, 2007. Available at: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=110_senate_hearings&docid=f:34148.pdf

Rey Koslowski, "Immigration Reforms and Border Security Technologies" in Border Battles: The U.S. Immigration Debates," The Social Science Research Council, July 31, 2006.

Rey Koslowski, "Towards an International Regime for Mobility and Security?" in Kristof Tamas and Joakim Palme, eds., Globalizing Migration Regimes: New Challenges to Transnational Cooperation (Ashgate, 2006).

Rey Koslowski, “Border and Transportation Security in the Transatlantic Relationship,” Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen and Daniel Hamilton, eds., Transatlantic Homeland Security: Protecting Society in the Age of Catastrophic Terrorism(Routledge, 2006).

Rey Koslowski, “Slavery, Trafficking and Smuggling: A Comment on ‘The New Global Slave Trade,’” in Kate E. Tunstall, ed. Displacement, Asylum, Migration: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2004(Oxford University Press, 2006).

Rey Koslowski, “Smart Borders, Virtual Borders or No Borders: Homeland Security Choices for the United States and Canada," Law and Business Review of the Americas, Vol. 11, Nos. 3-4 (Summer/Fall 2005).

Rey Koslowski, Real Challenges for Virtual Borders: The Implementation of US-VISIT Migration Policy Institute Report (64 pp.) June 2005. (download report)

Rey Koslowski, "Possible Steps Toward an International Regime for Mobility and Security", Global Migration Perspectives, No 8 (October 2004), The Research Paper Series of the Global Commission on International Migration: at: http://www.gcim.org/en/ir_gmp.html

Rey Koslowski, “Human Migration and the Conceptualization of Pre-modern World Politics,” International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 46, No. 3 (Sept. 2002), 375-399.