Terri E. Givens

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Terri E. Givens
Contact Information

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

Email address: 
terri.givens [at] mcgill.ca
Leacock 317

PhD, University of California

Curriculum vitae: 
Research areas: 
Comparative Government and Politics

Terri E. Givens grew up in Spokane, Washington, and loves the outdoors. She began her career on the faculty at the University of Washington and has held leadership positions as Vice Provost at the University of Texas at Austin and Provost of Menlo College. She was the founding director of the Center for European Studies at the University of Texas and led the faculty and staff at Menlo College in developing programs for first generation students, updating curriculum and creating infrastructure for evidence-based assessment. She is the author/editor of books and articles on immigration policy, European politics, and the politics of race. Her most recent book is the memoir, Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides.

Areas of interest: 

Immigration Politics, Transnational Race Politics, Anti-discrimination Policy, The Radical Right

Selected publications: 
  • Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides. Bristol University Press/Policy Press, February 2021.
  • Immigration in the 21st Century: The Comparative Politics of Immigration Policy, with Pete Mohanty and Rachel Navarre, Routledge Press, May 2020.
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