Prof. Riva Kastoryano
Research Director, CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research); Professor, SciencesPo Paris
Riva Kastoryano is a research director at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), and Professor at SciencesPo Paris. Her work focuses on identity and minority issues and more specifically to their relations to states in France, Germany, and the United States. She was a lecturer at Harvard University from 1984 to 1987 and has been teaching at the Institute for Political Studies in Paris (SciencesPo.) since 1988 and at the New School for Social Research since 2005.
Her most recent books are Negotiating Identities: States and Immigrants in France and Germany (Princeton University Press 2002). She also edited Quelle identité pour l’Europe? Le multiculturalisme à l’épreuve (Paris, Presses de Sciences-Po 1998 ; second edition, 2005); Nationalismes en mutation en Méditerranée Orientale with A.Dieckhoff (Changing Concept of Nationalism, Paris, Ed.du CNRS 2002); and Les codes de la différence : Religion, Origine, Race en France, Allemagne et Etats-Unis (Codes of Otherness : Religion, Ancester and Race in France, Germany and the United States, Presses de Sciences-Po 2005). Her new research focuses on nationalisms without territory.