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Jeannette Money

Jeannette Money is a professor of political science at UC Davis. Her research interests include comparative politics and international relations, and she is currently working on several publications regarding immigration, international migration, and US foreign policy. She is the editor (with Shaina Western and Edith Yuh) of the Compendium of Nationality Legislation (International Office for Migration, 2016) and co-author (with Sarah Lockhart) of Migration Crises and the Structure of International Cooperation (University of Georgia Press, 2019).

Money received her BA in international relations from San Francisco State University, followed by her MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management and her Ph.D. in political science from UCLA.

Recent Publications

Why Isn’t There More International Cooperation Around Migration?
March 6, 2020 | By Lindsay Morgan | IGCC News
Governments cooperate on trade and capital flows—so why not on migration? In this interview, IGCC affiliated researcher Jeannette Money discusses her book, Migration Crises and the Structure of International Cooperation, and explains where migrants travel from and to, the limitations of existing international agreements, and why international cooperation tends to restrict rather than facilitate flows.

  • immigration
  • international relations
  • international political economy
  • European Union
Steering Committee member, current