David Cook-Martín - Director
David is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College. His scholarship focuses on race, ethnicity, law, and citizenship. He is author of The Scramble for Citizens: Dual Nationality and State Competition for Immigrants (Stanford University Press, 2013), and Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the Americas (with David FitzGerald, under contract with Harvard University Press). He has also published articles on transnational religious networks, ethnic return migration, and Latin American migrations to Spain. David enjoys working closely with students on inquiry-based projects related to his research. He has lived in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Panama, Spain, and the United States. 

Lynn Stafford - Program Coordinator

Lynn has been with the Center since its inception. She offers administrative support for the Center, and its Advisory Board. She arranges travel, documentation, and accommodations for visiting instructors and scholars, and coordinates logistics for all Center activities and events. Lynn has organized  course-embedded travel, co-curricular travel experiences, and multiple faculty development seminars.

Susie Duke - Program Assistant

Susie supports the Center in various capacities. She helps coordinate and welcome International Visiting Fellows to campus as well as plan and track student and faculty travel. She was brought into the role along side of Grinnell's new Global Learning Program which she will assist in planning and implementation.