Christian Joppke

Christian Joppke holds a chair in sociology at the University of Bern. He is also a recurrent Visiting Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program at Central European University in Budapest, and an Honorary Professor in the Department of Political Science at Aarhus University. He is Member of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (SVR), which advises the German government on migration and integration policy. After obtaining a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989, he taught at the University of Southern California, European University Institute, University of British Columbia, International University Bremen, and American University of Paris. He is the author of nine monographs, most recently Legal Integration of Islam (with John Torpey) (2013), The Secular State Under Siege (2015), and Is Multiculturalism Dead? (2017). He is a leading scholar on immigration, citizenship, religion, and multiculturalism, with a recent interest in contemporary populism and nationalism.