The ChairJean Monnet “The Foundations of European unification: democracy, institutions and policies” invites you to the lecture by Dr. Brendan Mullan on

“US Politics in 2020: Population, Political Parties and Populists”

Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 18.00.

Room 319 (Law and Political Sciences building)

Brendan Mullan is Associate Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University (MSU). He holds a Ph.D. in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA (Hons) degree from The Queen’s University, Belfast Northern Ireland. His research focuses on the demographic and socio-political processes underlying public policy, international migration, and globalization. He is the author-editor of 3 books and 90+ scholarly and policy-related publications, presentations and reports on demography, international migration, and public policy. His most recent publications include “Emigration and The Sending State” in The International Handbook of International Migration, (Routledge, 2019); and “The Sociology of Inequality and the Rise of Neo-Inequality” (Sociological Focus, 2017). He teaches Political Sociology, Inequality, Public Policy, and Statistical Methods. For 15+ years, he has co-led the MSU Education Abroad program (“Contemporary Culture, Politics, and Society”) on the island of Lesvos. Dr. Mullan was Associate Dean of the MSU College of Social Science (2006-2008) and Executive Director of the MSU Dubai campus in the United Arab Emirates (2008-2010). Ηe was elected President of the American North Central Sociological Association (2016). He is a charter-founding member of the American Sociological Association’s section on the Sociology of Development and was elected its first secretary-treasurer.

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