Jack Citrin: Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and American National Identity

Conversations With History: Professor Jack Citrin

Jack Citrin; Heller Professor Political Science, UC Berkeley

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor Jack Citrin of UC Berkeley's political science department for a discussion of American national identity. Citrin analyzes the impact of immigration and talks about the resiliency of liberal nationalism. He recalls his own experiences growing up in China, Hong Kong, and Japan and articulates his understanding of citizenship, diversity, and the long term prospects for American values.


Key Words: Political Scientists. Politics, Public Opinion, National Identity, Immigration
Jack Citrin
Publication date: 
July 31, 2007
Publication type: 
Conversations with History