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Philip Kasinitz is Presidential Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is the author of Caribbean New York: Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race, the editor of Metropolis: Center and Symbol of Our Time, co-editor (with Mary C. Waters and John Mollenkopf) of Becoming New Yorkers: Ethnographies of The New Second Generations, and co-author (with Waters, Mollenkopf and Jennifer Holdaway) Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age, which received the 2009 Mirra Komarovksy Book Award from the Eastern Sociological Society and the 2010 Distinguished Publication Award from the American Sociological Association. He is a three time winner of the “Thomas and Znaniecki” (the book award of the International Migration section) and a former President of the Eastern Sociological Society.