Vanessa Barker is Associate
Professor (universitetslektor) of Sociology
at Stockholm University.
I moved to Sweden to work on a new
project about immigration and penal
order in Europe. My research examines how immigrants and ethnic
minorities have been caught up in conflicts over global integration,
national belonging, and multiculturalism that are often expressed
through the increased criminalization and penalization of perceived
I completed my PhD in Sociology
at New York University, was a Visiting Fellow at the Law
and Public Affairs Program, Princeton
and worked at Florida State University (FSU) before joining the
faculty at Stockholm University in 2010.
Responsible for this homepage: Vanessa
last updated: December 1, 2010