ROY GERMANO

Roy Germano is a social scientist and nonfiction filmmaker whose work explores the social and political implications of global migration. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. His feature-length documentary The Other Side of Immigration (2010) won the 2011 American Library Association Notable Video Award and has screened at dozens of institutions, including Princeton, Harvard, MIT, and the American Museum of Natural History. His short films include A Mexican Sound (2013), The High Cost of Deporting Parents (2014), They Steal Our Jobs? (2014), and Murder and Migration in Honduras (2014). Dr. Germano’s research on global migration and social scientific filmmaking has appeared in journals like Perspectives on Politics, Latino Studies, and Electoral Studies. He has provided analysis to media outlets like MSNBC, Fox News, Vice News, WNYC, NPR, Univision, Telemundo, and The Economist.

Contact: roygermano@gmail.com