Aristide Zolberg, 1931-2013

Michael Kirk / Temple University Press

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The Center for Migration Studies (CMS) would like to offer a forum to share tributes to and remembrances of our friend, mentor, and long-time colleague Professor Aristide Zolberg, who passed away on April 12, 2013 at the age of 81.  Professor Zolberg was a member of the International Migration Review’s (IMR’s) editorial board for the last two decades; a frequent contributor to IMR and other CMS publications; a leading participant in CMS conferences; and a sage advisor over many years.  A short summary of Professor Zolberg’s professional accomplishments can be found at In Memory of Aristide Zolberg (

CMS welcomes additional reflections on the life and work of this titan in the field of international migration scholarship.  To contribute, please visit In Memory of Aristide Zolberg and submit your reflections via email to