Professor Riva Kastoryano holds a PhD in sociology from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). She was at Harvard (Department of Social Studies) from 1984 to 1987 and has been teaching at Sciences Po since 1988. She was a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton (1997), the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin (1998), and the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard (2003-2004). She has been a visiting professor at the New School for Social Research in New York since 2005. Her research in political sociology focuses on Europe, nationalism, identities and communities.
• Les codes de la différence. Race – Origine – Religion. France – Allemagne – États-Unis, (Presses de Sciences Po, 2005)
• Quelle identité pour l’Europe ? Le multiculturalisme à l’épreuve, (Presses de Sciences Po, 2005 (2nd ed. updated, 1998))
• (with W. Schiffauer, G. Baumann, S. Vertovec) Civil Enculturation: Nation-State, School and Ethnic Difference in The Netherlands, Britain Germany and France, (Berghan Books, 2003).
• Negotiating Identities. States and Immigrants in France and Germany, (Princeton University Press, 2002).