Rahsaan Maxwell

Former Assistant Professor of Political Science: Currently an Associate Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapil Hill
Political Science

Rahsaan Maxwell’s research examines the politics of ethnic, racial, religious, and immigrant-origin minorities, with a particular focus on Western Europe.  He has explored these issues from numerous angles, including political representation, participation, identity, discrimination, and attitudes about government.

Recent Publications:

  • Rahsaan Maxwell. 2012. Ethnic Minority Migrants in Britain and France: Integration Trade-Offs. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Terri E. Givens and Rahsaan Maxwell. 2012. Immigrant Politics: Race and Representation in Western Europe. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Keywords: labor market, political integration, assimilation trade-offs, economy, political resources, ethnic minorities, political parties, minority politicians, migrant political participation