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Jamie G Longazel

Jamie G Longazel

Assistant Professor; Research Fellow, Human Rights Center


Email: Jamie G Longazel

Phone: 937-229-1232

Longazel's expertise is in immigration law and politics, crime and inequality, and race relations. His recent publications have focused on sub-national immigration politics – in particular, Hazleton, Pennsylvania’s passage of the Illegal Immigration Relief Act. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: CNBC, Reuters, The Associated Press, Fiscal Times, Wisconsin Public Radio, The Columbus Dispatch, The Hill and the Christian Science Monitor.

Leslie Houts Picca

Leslie Houts Picca

Associate Professor; Chair of Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work


Email: Leslie Houts Picca

Phone: 937-229-3139

Picca's areas of expertise are race and ethnicities, white privilege, sociology of sexualities. She is a co-author of Two-Faced Racism: Whites in the Backstage and Frontstage. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted her: The Associated Press, Inside Higher Ed, CNN, WLW-AM (Cincinnati), Christian Science Monitor, Dallas Morning News.