Border security is an obsession of our time. Why is this true and why does it matter? Matthew Longo, author of The Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 (Cambridge University Press, 2018) will be in conversation with Daniel Naujoks and Marcia F. Biggs to engage a wide-ranging discussion of borders/bordering in the United States as well as worldwide.
Matthew Longo is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Leiden University. He received his PhD with distinction from Yale University in 2014 and was awarded the Leo Strauss Award for the Best Doctoral Dissertation in Political Philosophy, given by the American Political Science Association. In addition to his book, The Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 (Cambridge University Press, 2018), his writing has appeared in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, L.A. Times and Christian Science Monitor and been featured in the Washington Post and on NPR.
Daniel Naujoks is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University and The New School's Graduate Program in International Affairs, advisor on migration and displacement to the United Nations, and author of Migration, Citizenship and Development: Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States (OUP 2013).
Marcia F. Biggs is a correspondent and producer for PBS New Hour.