Rey Koslowski's recent publications include:

Rey Koslowski, “International Travel Security and the Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration,” International Migration, first published online September 12, 2019


Rey Koslowski and Marcus Schulzke, “Drones along Borders: Border Security UAVs in the United States and the European Union," International Studies Perspectives Published: 25 May 2018.


Rey Koslowski, “Think Mobility Instead of Migration: Leveraging Visitors, Tourists and Students for More International Cooperation," Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 56, No. 2 (2018) pp. 263-273.


Jens Hainmueller, Duncan Lawrence, Justin Gest, Michael Hotard, Rey Koslowski, David D. Laitin, "A Randomized Controlled Design Reveals Barriers to Citizenship for Low-Income Immigrants," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), January 16, 2018.


Rey Koslowski, “Addressing Side-Effects of Increasing Border Security Cooperation: A Global Perspective,” in Ferruccio Pastore, ed. Beyond the Migration and Asylum Crisis. Options and Lessons for Europe (Aspen Institute Italia, 2017), pp. 108-114.


Sheng Ding and Rey Koslowski, “Chinese Soft Power and Immigration Reform: Can Beijing�s Approach to Pursuing Global Talent and Maintaining Domestic Stability Succeed?Journal of Chinese Political Science, Vol. 22, No. 1 (March 2017) 97–116. 


Rey Koslowski,"The US Visa Waiver Program and the Management of Mobility Across the Atlantic," in Ruben Zaiotti ed. Remote Control: The Externalization of Migration Management in Europe and North America (Routledge, 2016).


Rey Koslowski, "Visa Policy, Security and Transatlantic Relations," Studia Diplomatica,Vol. 67, No. 3 (2014), pp. 15-31.


Rey Koslowski,"Selective Migration Policy Models and Changing Realities of Implementation"International Migration, Vol. 52, No. 3 (June 2014), pp. 26-39.


Rey Koslowski, Immigration, Crime and Terrorism" in Marc R. Rosenblum and Daniel J. Tichenor eds. Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration (Oxford University Press, 2012).


Rey Koslowski, Cooperation on Migration and Global Travel Security through Public Administration Reforms," Tenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration, Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Secretariat, New York, 9-10 February 2012, Document: UN/POP/MIG-10CM/2012/22, 6 February 2012.


Rey Koslowski, "Global Mobility Regimes: A Conceptual Framework" in Rey Koslowski, ed. Global Mobility Regimes (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).


Rey Koslowski, "The International Travel Regime,” in Rey Koslowski, ed. Global Mobility Regimes (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).


Rey Koslowski, "Conclusion," in Rey Koslowski, ed. Global Mobility Regimes (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).


Rey Koslowski, “Global Mobility Regimes: a Conceptual Framework,” in Rey Koslowski, ed. Global Mobility Regimes (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).


Rey Koslowski, Global Mobility Regimes, editor (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).


David Kyle and Rey Koslowski, eds. Global Human Smuggling: Comparative Perspectives, Second Edition (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011).


Rey Koslowski, “International Travel,” in Alexander Betts, ed. Global Migration Governance (Oxford University Press, 2011).


Rey Koslowski, “Understanding Change in International Politics, Again and Again and Again,” in Oliver Kessler, Rodney Bruce Hall, Cecelia Lynch and Nicholas Onuf, eds. On Rules, Politics, and Knowledge: Friedrich Kratochwil, International Relations, and Domestic Affairs (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).

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 Short Cuts: Selective Migration and Integration, Report 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:

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 Towards 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, archived at:

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