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301. Anthropology, Demography, Psychology, and Sociology[X]
1Name:  Dr. Jorge Durand
 Institution:  Princeton University; University of Guadalajara
 Year Elected:  2005
 Class:  3. Social Sciences
 Subdivision:  301. Anthropology, Demography, Psychology, and Sociology
 Residency:  International
 Living? :   Living
 Birth Date:  1949
Jorge Durand is a Visiting Professor at Princeton University, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Guadalajara, México, and Co-Director, with Douglas S. Massey, of the Mexican Migration Project and the Latin American Migration Project sponsored by Princeton University and the University of Guadalajara. He is a member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences, a foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a member of the American Philosophical Society. He was educated at the Universidad Iberoamericana (BA), El Colegio de Michoacán (MA), and the University of Toulouse - Le Mirail, France (Ph.D.). He is the author of La ciudad invade al ejido (1983) and Los obreros de Río Grande (1985). He has studied and written about Mexican migration to the United States for the last 20 years. His publications in this field include: Return to Aztlan (1987); Más allá de la línea (1984); Miracles on the Border (1995); Migrations mexicaines aux Etats-Unis (1995); La experiencia migrante (2000); Beyond Smoke and Mirrors (2002); and Clandestinos. Migración mexicana en los albores del siglo XX (2003).
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