CONTRIBUTOR:

Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Assistant Professor

DEPARTMENT:

Political Science

INSTITUTION:

San Diego State University

BIOGRAPHY:

Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at San Diego State University. He is the author of two two books, Handcuffs and Chain Link: Criminalizing the Undocumented in America (University of Virginia Press, 2018) and Sanctuary Cities: The Politics of Refuge (w/ Loren Collingwood, Oxford University Press, 2019), as well as numerous articles on immigration policy, interracial attitudes, and voting behavior. His research interests include immigration, racial and ethnic politics, public policy, political development, and American politics.