Roy Germano is a social scientist and nonfiction filmmaker specializing in Latin American politics and immigration. His feature-length documentary The Other Side of Immigration won the American Library Association Notable Video Award and has screened at 100+ institutions, including Princeton, Harvard, MIT, and the American Museum of Natural History. Roy holds a Ph.D. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow (2005-2008) and recipient of the Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2010). He has served as a visiting professor of public policy and politics at Sarah Lawrence College and The New School. His research has appeared in Perspectives on Politics, Latino Studies, and Electoral Studies. Roy currently produces and hosts a documentary series for Vice News called Immigrant America. He has given talks and keynotes about his research at dozens of universities, conferences, and institutions and provided analysis to MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes, The Fox News Channel, WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer ShowUnivision’s Al Punto Con Jorge RamosNPR’s Weekend Edition, Telemundo, and The Economist.


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Roy Germano spoke with MSNBC's Chris Hayes about deportees in Honduras

Roy Germano spoke with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes about deportees in Honduras


Find out about Roy's upcoming speaking engagements and film screenings

Find out about Roy’s upcoming speaking engagements and film screenings

Roy recently spoke on Fox News about his documentary series “Immigrant America”

Watch Roy's conversation with Univision's Jorge Ramos

Watch Roy’s conversation with Univision’s Jorge Ramos about immigration policy

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