The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) was established in March 1999 under the leadership of Dr. Wayne Cornelius. Today, CCIS has become an independent research unit at UCSD and has further continued to grow its outreach and research dissemination capabilities, academic programs and research portfolio. Led by Co-Directors Dr. David FitzGerald and Dr. Claire Adida, CCIS has become a recognized institutional home for high quality academic scholarship and policy-oriented research on all aspects related to international migration. CCIS is the only academic center in the United States specializing in international migration from a broad geographical as well as interdisciplinary perspective, devoting substantial attention To migrant-sending and receiving countries in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region.
Areas of focus
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)