Presentations

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

    • Aguila, Soakie, Tiffany Rockwell, Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, and Paul N. McDaniel. “A Community-University Partnership for Improved Immigrant Integration.” National Organization for Human Services. Des Moines, Iowa. October 2017.
    • Ahebee, Marie-Dominique, Tiffany Rockwell, Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, and Paul N. McDaniel. “Missing the Boat: The Underutilized Potential of Foreign-Trained Professionals.” Conference on Social Work Education. Atlanta, Georgia. October 2016.
    • Bledsoe, J., Zuñiga-Cardoza, N., Rodriguez, D.X., McDaniel, P.N., Smith-Sitton, L., and Rozman-Clark, T. “Green Card Youth Voices: Immigrant Storytelling as a Tool to Improve Community Knowledge Surrounding the Immigrant Experience.” National Organization for Human Services. Philadelphia, PA. October 2018.
    • Kim, Anna Joo and Ashley Bozarth. “Refugee Ghetto or Ethnic Enclave? Welcome to Clarkston, Georgia.” Atlanta Studies Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia. April 2017.
    • Harden, Susan B., Paul N. McDaniel, Heather A. Smith, and Katie E. Brown. “Engaging Museums: Joining Forces to Move a Community Toward Immigrant Receptivity.” Engagement Scholarship Consortium Annual Conference. State College, Pennsylvania. September 2015.
    • Hyde, Allen, Paul N. McDaniel, Cathy Yang Liu, and Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez. “Regional Immigrant Integration and Receptivity in a Major Emerging Gateway.” Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference. Virtual. October 2021.
    • 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., Rajit Das, and Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez. "Place-Branding for Immigrant and Refugee Integration and Receptivity Amid a Pandemic: A Comparison of Welcoming Cities Networks in Australia and the United States." Race, Ethnicity, and Place X Conference. Virtual. October 2020.
    • McDaniel, Paul N., Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, and Jordyne Krumroy. "From Municipal to Regional Immigrant Integration in a Major Emerging Gateway: Creating a Community to Plan a Welcoming Metro Atlanta." Southeastern Immigration Studies Association, 2020 Conference. Charleston, SC. February 2020. 
    • McDaniel, Paul N., Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, Gianni Bisio, and Christina Edwards. “Immigrant Integration and Receptivity in Networks of Welcoming Cities: A Comparison of Australia and the United States.” American Association of Geographers, 115th Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. April 2019.
    • McDaniel, Paul N., Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, Smilie Sandhu, and Jordyne Krumroy. “From Municipal to Regional Immigrant Integration in a Major Emerging Gateway: Creating a Welcoming Metro Atlanta.” Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers. Johnson City, Tennessee. November 2018.
    • McDaniel, Paul N., Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, and Lara Smith-Sitton. “Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School.” Race, Ethnicity, and Place IX Conference: Engaged Scholarship: Fostering Civil and Human Rights. Austin, Texas. October 2018.
    • 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, Lina Tuschling, Lara Smith-Sitton, and Paul N. McDaniel. "Why Do They Have to Laugh at Me?: Perspectives from Immigrant Youth on Experiences of Stereotypes and Prejudices in an Emergent Gateway." Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference. Las Vegas, NV. February 2019.
    • 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. April 2018.
    • Smith-Sitton, Lara, Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez, Paul N. McDaniel, Tea Rozman Clark, and Allison Dobo. “Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from Atlanta High School Students—Pedagogical, Advocacy, and Research Structures for Engaged Work.” Engagement Scholarship Consortium: Transforming Higher Education Through Engaged Scholarship. Minneapolis, Minnesota. October 2018.
    • 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. Session I: Immigration, Diversity, and Inequality in the United States. Conference on Challenges in Development: A Global-Local Perspective, at The Inaugural Atlanta Global Studies Symposium, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. April 2019.
    • 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. “Geography and Context of Immigration in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Southeastern United States.” Introductory Lecture, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) National Convening 2020, Atlanta, GA. March 2020.
    • 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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