Distinguished Professor Nancy Foner Is Appointed to Influential Panel on Immigration
Nancy Foner, a distinguished professor of sociology at Hunter, has been appointed to a major influential post by the National Academy of Sciences. Professor Foner is an expert on the history of immigration in the U.S. and Europe.
The National Academy, a society of leading scholars, provides the government with authoritative advice on key issues. Professor Foner will serve on its panel on the integration of immigrants into American society.
The author or editor of 16 books and more than 95 articles and book chapters, Professor Foner has testified on the issue of immigration before several Congressional committees. She serves on the editorial boards of many academic journals and is president of the Eastern Sociological Society. In 2010, she received the Distinguished Career Award from the International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association, and in 2011 she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.