Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels

Senior Lecturer in Migration and Politics, University of Kent

Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels received her PhD in Government and MA in Germany and European Studies from Georgetown University, Washington, DC and an AB from Harvard University. She has been Visiting Scholar at Harvard University's Center for European Studies 2012-13 and Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna, in the Research Group Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion, in Autumn 2009. Her research interests include political transnationalism and the role of citizenship in integration. Recent publications include Migrants or Expatriates? Americans in Europe (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014), “‘The distance between us’: a comparative examination of the technical, spatial and temporal dimensions of the transnational social relationships of highly skilled migrants” (with Louise Ryan and Jon Mulholland) in Global Networks, “ ‘Gotta go visit family’: Reconsidering the relationship between tourism and transnationalism” (with Louise Ryan and Jon Mulholland) in Population, Space and Place and “Americans Abroad: A Disillusioned Diaspora?” (http://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/americans-abroad-disillusioned-diaspora).

Experience

  • 2006–present
    Senior Lecturer in Migration and Poliitics, University of Kent at Brussels

Education

  • 1999 
    Georgetown University, PhD in Government

Publications

  • 2014
    Migrants or Expatriates? Americans in Europe, Palgrave