Professor María Cristina García is an expert in Immigration History and Policy. García teaches at Cornell University. She is the President of theImmigration and Ethnic History Society. Her research focuses on refugees and asylumseekers, specifically Cuban and Central American immigration and migration policy during the Cold War and the post-Cold War period. She is currently writing a book about migrants forced to leave their homes due to environmental factors.

Her research has been funded by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation and theWoodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.


Professor of American Studies at Cornell University

Location: Ithaca, NY.

Contact Information:


Phone: 607-255-6598

Twitter: @ithacamcg

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