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Dorothee Schneider

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Contact Information

309 Gregory
810 S Wright
M/C 466
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

Tues. and Thu. 2-3
Professor Emerita


Dr. Schneider has taught Modern U.S. History at the University of Illinois for over twenty years.  A specialist in U.S. immigration history  and immigration policy as well as labor history, she has published numerous articles and three books in this field. Her latest book,  "Crossing Borders: Migration and Citizenship in the Twentieth Century United States" (Harvard) was published in 2011.  She has taught and lectured in her field at numerous Universities in Germany, France and in China.

Research Interests

Immigration history, immigration policy


Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) University of Munich

Courses Taught

History 375/376
History 271/272
History 200
History 472

Additional Campus Affiliations

Center for Global Studies
European Union Center
Lecturer, Affiliated - Sociology