Filiz Garip

Filiz Garip is Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. She is affiliated with the Center for the Study of Inequality and the Center for Population Research at Cornell. Her research lies at the intersection of migration, economic sociology and inequality. Within this general area, she studies the mechanisms that enable or constrain mobility and lead to greater or lesser degrees of social and economic inequality. Professor Garip is the author of the book On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration (Princeton University Press, 2016), the winner of the best book award from the Population Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) and the Migration and Citizenship Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in 2017. Her work has been published in journals such as Population and Development Review, Demography, Social Forces, American Journal of Sociology, and Annual Reviews of Sociology. Professor Garip has received the Harold W. Dodds Honorific Fellowship at Princeton University, and was part of the Woodrow Wilson Society of Fellows. While at Harvard University, she won the George Kahrl Excellence in Teaching Award from the Department of Sociology. Her research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Clark Fund, Milton Fund, the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, as well as a Junior Synergy Semester Grant from the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.