Roy Germano is a senior research scholar at the NYU School of Law, an adjunct professor in the NYU Program in International Relations, and an expert on global migration.
His new book is called Outsourcing Welfare: How the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries (Oxford University Press). Roy has also directed and produced five documentaries based on his research in Mexico and Central America, including the award-winning film The Other Side of Immigration, a short documentary called A Mexican Sound, and the Vice News documentary series Immigrant America.
Roy's research has appeared or is forthcoming in journals like Perspectives on Politics, Migration Studies, Latino Studies, The NYU Law Review, The University of Chicago Law Review, The Duke Law Journal, Research & Politics, and Electoral Studies. His essays have appeared in Slate, The Los Angeles Times, Vice News, and The Monkey Cage. He hosts a podcast about social and political issues called Other Side and has appeared as a contributor on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Univision, Telemundo, NPR, Vice News, and WNYC.
Roy holds degrees in political science and international relations from the University of Texas at Austin (Ph.D.), the University of Chicago (M.A.), and Indiana University (B.A.). He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, step-daughter, and dog, Henry.
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