Presentations

This page highlights recent presentations by GIRN members, organized by Conference Presentations and Invited Presentations. 

Conference Presentations

  • Kim, Anna Joo and Ashley Bozarth. “Refugee Ghetto or Ethnic Enclave? Welcome to Clarkston, Georgia.” Atlanta Studies Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia. April 2017. 
  • Liu, Cathy Yang and Xi Huang. “Welcoming Cities: Immigration Policy at the Local Government Level.” Atlanta Studies Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia. April 2017. 
  • McDaniel, Paul N. and Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez. "Immigration Practitioners’ and Researchers’ Perspectives Concerning the Study of Newcomer Integration, Inclusion, and Receptivity." The Migration Conference. Lisbon, Portugal. June 2018. 
  • McDaniel, Paul N. "Media Representation and Public Discourse of Immigrant Integration, Inclusion, and Receptivity in Welcoming Cities." American Association of Geographers. New Orleans, Louisiana. April 2018.
  • McDaniel, Paul N., Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, and Qingfang Wang. “Immigrant Integration and Receptivity in Welcoming Cities: A Multiscalar Comparison of Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dayton, and Nashville.” Conference on Immigrant Integration in U.S. Cities: Past Lessons, Current Practices, and Future Directions. Baruch College, City University of New York. May 2017.
  • McDaniel, Paul N. “Receptivity and the Welcoming Cities Movement: Regional Immigrant and Refugee Integration Policy Potential in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia.” Atlanta Studies Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia. April 2017.
  • McDaniel, Paul N., Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, and Qingfang Wang. “Multiscalar Processes of Immigrant Integration and Receptivity in Welcoming Cities.” American Association of Geographers, 113th Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. April 2017.
  • McDaniel, Paul N., Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, and Anna Joo Kim. “Immigrant Receptivity and the Welcoming Cities Movement: A Potential for ‘Regional Welcoming’ in Atlanta, Georgia.” Applied Geography Conference. Louisville, Kentucky. October 2016.
  • McDaniel, Paul N. and Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez. “The Welcoming Movement and Community Practice: A Case of Multi-Scalar Immigrant Integration.” 6th Conference on Immigration to the US South. Columbia, South Carolina. October 2016.
  • McDaniel, Paul N. and Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez. “Atlanta’s Immigrant Crossroads: Untapped Potential or Utilized Promise for Newcomer Integration.” Race, Ethnicity, and Place VIII Conference. Kent, Ohio. September 2016.
  • McDaniel, Paul N. and Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez. “Immigrant Mobility in Atlanta: The Role of the Welcoming Cities Movement.” Atlanta Studies Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia. May 2016.
  • Rodriguez, Darlene Xiomara. “Latino Civic Engagement in the Atlanta Metropolitan Region: Opportunities and Challenges for Immigrant Integration." Atlanta Studies Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia. April 2017. 
  • Rodriguez, Darlene Xiomara, Lara Smith-Sitton, Paul N. McDaniel, and Tea Rozman-Clark. "Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School." Atlanta Studies Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia. May 2018. 

Invited Presentations

  • Kim, Anna Joo (panelist). "Bridging Divides in Rural and Suburban America." Welcoming America's Welcoming Interactive. Atlanta, GA. April 2017. 
  • Kim, Anna Joo (panelist). Coming to America: A Conversation on Contemporary Immigrant and Refugee Experiences. Kennesaw State University, Georgia. March 2017. 
  • McDaniel, Paul N. "Researcher Perspectives on the Study of Newcomer Integration." Welcoming Economies Global Network Annual Convening. Philadelphia, PA. October 2016.
  • McDaniel, Paul N (moderator). "Living in Clarkston: A Local Perspective." Clarkston Career Information Fair, part of Welcoming Week activities, Building Community: Identity and Engagement in Clarkston. Hosted by Trends Global and the United Nations Association of the USA Atlanta Chapter. September 14, 2016.
  • Rodriguez, Darlene Xiomara (panelist). Coming to America: A Conversation on Contemporary Immigrant and Refugee Experiences. Kennesaw State University, Georgia. March 2017. 
  • Rodriguez, Darlene Xiomara and Paul N. McDaniel. "Evaluating Immigrant Inclusion: Challenges and Opportunities." Welcoming America’s Welcoming Interactive. Atlanta, GA. April 2017.
  • Rodriguez, Darlene Xiomara and Paul N. McDaniel. "Welcoming Interactive Café: Researcher Perspectives on the Study of Newcomer Integration." Welcoming America’s Welcoming Interactive. Atlanta, GA. April 2016.
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