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Elisa Camiscioli

Associate Professor



Elisa Camiscioli writes about immigration to and from France, sex trafficking and illicit migration, and race and sexual politics in modern France and its empire. She is the author of Reproducing the French Race: Immigration, Intimacy, and Embodiment in the Early Twentieth Century (Duke University Press, 2009), and her recent work on trafficking, migration and gendered undesirability in France and the Americas has been supported, most recently, by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Camiscioli is passionate about international collaboration and serves on research, teaching and granting committees in France, Belgium and the United Kingdom. She received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and offers classes on race and racism in Europe, human trafficking in history, intimate labor and global migrations.


  • PhD, MA, University of Chicago
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

  • Modern France
  • Immigration
  • Gender History
  • Sexual Labor

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