Eric Kaufmann

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Eric Kaufmann is Professor and Assistant Dean of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of White shift: Immigration, Populism and the Future of White Majorities(Penguin/Abrams, 2018/19); Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth (Profile Books 2010), The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America: the decline of dominant ethnicity in the United States(Harvard 2004) and The Orange Order(Oxford 2007),among others. He wrote a report for the think tank Demos entitled Changing Places: mapping the white British response to ethnic change(Demos 2014).He is co-editor, among others, of Political Demography (Oxford 2012) and editor of Rethinking Ethnicity: Majority Groups and Dominant Minorities(Routledge 2004). An editor of the journal Nations & Nationalism, he has written for the New York Times, Newsweek International, Foreign Affairs, New Statesman, National Review and Prospect and his work has been covered in major newspapers and magazines in the UK and US since 2007.He may be found on the web at www.sneps.net and on twitter @epkaufm.

Eric Kaufmann

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