Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia

George Soros Visiting Chair
Distinguished Visiting Professor

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Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) and in the Division of Global Affairs (DGA) at Rutgers University, Newark. She is also an affiliated Senior Researcher at Sciences Po Paris. Professor Chebel d’Appollonia has published two edited volumes, and solely authored six books. Her more recent books include Les Frontières du Racisme (Presses de Sciences Po, 2011), Frontiers of Fears:Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe (Cornell University Press, 2012), and How Does it Feel to Be a Treat? Migrant Mobilization and Securitization in the US and Europe (Palgrave Macmillan and NYU Press, 2015). She also recently completed a book entitled Violent America: Contentious Identity Politics in a Multiracial Society that focuses on the question of how migrants and ethno-racial groups use violence as a means of integration in the Western societies. Professor Chebel d’Appollonia has been the recipient of several fellowships including the Buffet Chair Professor at Northwestern University (2005) and the Fulbright European-US Fellowship (2004-2006). She has directed numerous transatlantic projects including the Immigration & Security Initiative Transatlantic Research Network (2004-2009), funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Ford Foundation, and the SOMI Project on the Securitization of Migrant Integration (2013-2016) funded by IDEX Université Paris Sorbonne Cite. Professor Chebel d’Appollonia has taught in programs on both sides of the Atlantic. These include at Sciences Po (where she worked for over three decades), Paris III-Sorbonne, Columbia University and the University of Chicago Programs in Paris, and New York University and University of Pittsburgh in the United States. Prior to her arrival at Rutgers in 2009, she served in administrative positions as both the inaugural Director of the American Center and as the Associate Dean for Research at Sciences Po. She has been appointed as the George Soros Visiting Distinguished Chair at the Central European University in Vienna from January to April 2022. 


Habilitation in Political Science, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, 1993
PhD in Political Science, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, 1993
DEA (Post -Master Degree in Contemporary History, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, 1986
DEA (Post -Master Degree in Political Science, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, 1985
MA in international Relations and Political Science, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, 1984