Maddalena Marinari

Speaker at the 2019 International Affairs Conference

Maddalena Marinari, who teaches history at Gustavus Adolphus College, is the author of Unwanted: Italian And Jewish Mobilization Against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882–1965, forthcoming from the University of North Carolina Press. She is also an editor (with Maria Cristina Garcia and Madeline Hsu) of A Nation of Immigrants Reconsidered: U.S. Society in an Age of Restriction, 1924-1965, an anthology on the impact of immigration restriction on the United States in the twentieth century. An immigrant herself, Maddalena has long been interested in the impact of immigration laws on immigrants, immigration flows, and American identity.