Cynthia Miller-Idriss

Soziologie, Washington
Aufenthalt: 15.08.2013-14.08.2014


A.B., magna cum laude, Sociology and German Area Studies, Cornell University, 1994

M.A., Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999

M.P.P., Gerald Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2000

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2003

Associate Professor and Director, International Training and Education Program, American University, August 2013-

Research Associate, Social Science Research Council, 2009-present

Director, International Education Program, New York University (NYU), 2012-2013

Associate Professor of International Education and Educational Sociology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, NYU, 2010-2013

Assistant Professor of International Education and Educational Sociology, Steinhardt School, NYU, 2003-2010

Affiliated Appointment as Associate Professor of Sociology, NYU, 2010-2013

Affiliated Appointment as Assistant Professor of Sociology, NYU, 2004-2010



Nationalism, citizenship, right-wing extremism, comparative education, global education, internationaliza-tion of higher education


Publikationen (Auswahl)

  • Blood and Culture: Youth, Right-Wing Extremism, and National Belonging in Contemporary Germany. Durham, NC: Duke University Press 2009.
  • Zus. mit Mitchell Stevens, and Seteney Shami. Teaching the World: How US Uni-versities are Going Global. (Under contract at Princeton University Press).
  • Zus. mit Fabian Virchow, eds. Cultural Dimensions of Right-Wing Extremism in Comparative Perspective. (Forthcoming from Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften in 2013).
  • The Extreme goes Mainstream: the Commercialization of Right-Wing Youth Subculture in Germany (Working title, manuscript in progress).


Peer-reviewed Articles Published

  • Zus. mit Seteney Shami. 2012. “Graduate Student Training and the Reluctant Internationalism of Social Science in the USA.” Research in Comparative and International Education, 7(1): 50-60.
  • Zus. mit Bess Rothenberg 2012. “Ambivalence, Pride, and Shame: Conceptuali-zations of German Nationhood. Nations and Nationalism 18(1).
  • Zus. mit Elizabeth Hanauer 2011. “Exporting Higher Education: Offshore Cam-puses in the Middle East.” Comparative Education, 47(2): 181-207.
  • Zus. mit Elizabeth Anderson Worden 2010. “Internationalisation in US Higher Education: Studying the Middle East in the American University.” Globalisation, Societies and Education, 8(3): 393-409.
  • Zus. mit Fox, Jon 2008. “Everyday Nationhood.” Ethnicities, 8 (4): 536-562; and “The ‘Here and Now’ of Everyday Nationhood.” Ethnicities, 8(4): 573-576 [Response arti-cle to Anthony Smith’s debate reply (“The Limits of Everyday Nationhood.”) Ethnicities 8(4): 563-573.]
  • Everyday Understandings of Citizenship in Germany. Citizenship Studies, 10(5) 2006: 541-570.