Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia


Professor Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia, educated at Sciences Po (PhD, HDR), is Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) and the Division for Global Affairs (DGA) at Rutgers University (New Jersey, USA). She also teaches at Sciences Po (Paris and Reims). Her recent publications 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, NYU Series, 2015). She is currently working on ethno-racial violence in the US and Europe. 

Research interests

Her research focuses (from a comparative perspective, USA/Europe) on the politics of immigration and anti-discrimination, security issues, racism and xenophobia, immigrant integration, and urban racism. She also works on migrant and asylum European policies. 

Research project.s at the CEE

  • Ethno-Racial Violence, Multiethnic Grievances and Identity Politics: Lessons From America (book manuscript for Cornell University Press)
  • Comparative analysis of deradicalization policies in Europe (with a focus on the role played by civil society actors)
  • “Differentiation in Immigration Policy and Border Controls: Current experience and the Future of Schengen” - part of research project on “Imagining the Future of Europe: Between Multi-Speed Differentiation and Institutional Decoupling”
  • Populisms in the US and Europe- part of a research project on the antinomies of democracy