Dr. Justin Gest is a Lecturer in the Departments of Government and Sociology at Harvard University. He is also the Co-Founder and Deputy Director of the Migration Studies Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research examines a variety of topics in political and social science - including migration policy, political behavior, citizenship, identity construction, and Muslim politics. He holds a doctorate in Government from the LSE and a bachelor's degree in Government from Harvard University. He has earned a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, a Certificate in Latin American Studies, and two foreign language certifications in Spanish. He is the product of University High School in the Los Angeles public school district, and a family that still lives in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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To reach out, email gest@fas.harvard.edu