Michael Jones-Correa is Professor of Government at Cornell University. He is a co-author of Latinos in the New Millennium (Cambridge, 2012) and Latino Lives in America: Making It Home (Temple, 2010), the author of Between Two Nations: The Political Predicament of Latinos in New York City (Cornell, 1998), the editor of Governing American Cities: Inter-Ethnic Coalitions, Competition and Conflict (Russell Sage Foundation, 2001), as well as the author of more than two dozen articles and book chapters on immigration, race, ethnicity and citizenship in the United States.
Professor Jones-Correa is currently working on several major projects, among them one looking at inter-group contact and perceptions and their impact on civic engagement a among native-born and immigrants in Philadelphia and Atlanta; a monograph on the increasing ethnic diversity of suburbs, and its implication for immigrants’ incorporation into local and national politics; the third volume continuing the analysis of the 2006 Latino National Survey, a national state-stratified survey of Latinos in the United States for which he was a principal investigator; and collaborative research on the reception of immigrants in new-receiving areas in North Carolina.
He is the team leader for the 2010-2013 theme project “Immigration: Settlement, Immigration and Membership,” at the Institute for the Social Sciences at Cornell. Jones-Correa has been a visiting fellow at the Russell Sage Foundation 1998-1999, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2003-2004, and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University in 2009-2010. In 2004-2005 he served on the Committee on the Redesign of US Naturalization Test for the National Academy of Sciences, in 2009 was elected as vice president of the American Political Science Association, and was appointed in 2010 to the American National Election Studies (ANES) Board of Overseers.