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2020              With Michael Roach. “We Must Retain Foreign PhDs to Keep America’s Innovation Advantage,” The Hill, August 19

2019               With Michael Roach. “Big Tech’s Unfair Immigration Advantage,” Wall Street Journal, December 10, 2019 (link; PDF)

2019               With Michael Roach and Henry Sauermann. “Foreign-Born Entrepreneurial Human Capital in the US–the Preference-Outcome Gap,” Vox-Center for Economic Policy Portal, November 24, 2019

2018                Immigrant Integration and Gateways for Growth: Comparative Perspectives (conference report)

2017                “Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Hurts America’s Universities,” Fortune, March 15 (link; PDF)

2017                “Mexico Will Not Pay for the Wall,” WalletHub: Experts Pick Sides, February 16 (link; PDF)

2017                “Trump Will Lose America Like Pete Wilson Lost California,” The Hill, February 6 (link; PDF)

2015                “Tech Visas in Line with American Values,” The Hill, November 17 (link; PDF)

2015                “The Immigration Act of 1965: Did Congress Vote for Whites to Become a Minority?Contexts, Spring

2014                “Equal Opportunity is Over. It’s Time for Racial Realism,” Time August 29

2014                “The Civil Rights Act is Broken…Law Now Source of Discrimination,” Citywatch July 25

2014                “The Movement for African-American Civil Rights: Both a Model and a Contrast,” Mobilizing Ideas (blog                                               post), August 4

2014                 “Value of Racial Differences 50 Years After Civil Rights Act,” San Diego Union-Tribune August 1

2014                “Only Minorities Need Apply,” New York Times, May 7, 2014, p. A23

2013                With Kevin Lewis, Natalie Novick and workshop participants. “Building the Innovation Economy? The Challenges of Defining, Creating and Maintaining the STEM Workforce,” Understanding Change in Science and Engineering: A Workshop. July 12-13. Center for Comparative Immigration Studies.

2013                “Our National Delusion about Race,” Contexts 12: 22-23

2013                With Angela Garcia, Tom Wong and Linda Forman Naval. “Senate and House Immigration Reform Efforts in the 113th Congress: A Comparison of Strategy and Substance.” Scholars Strategy Network: Basic Facts, http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/sites/default/files/ssn_basic_facts_garcia_skrentny_wong_and_naval_on_comparing_senate_and_house_immigration_bills1.pdf


2013                With David FitzGerald. “Making San Diego an International Hub,” San Diego Union-Tribune, July 3, http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/jul/03/making-san-diego-an-international-hub/


2013                “Immigration Reform and the Contentious Issue of Extra Visas for Science and Technology Workers,” Scholars Strategy Network: Basic Facts, http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/sites/default/files/ssn_basic_facts_skrentny_on_immigration_reform_and_stem_visas.pdf


2013                “Why Does Immigration Arouse Deep Feelings and Conflicts?” Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, July 2, http://www.democracyjournal.org/arguments/2013/07/why-does-immigration-arouse-deep-feelings-and-conflicts.php; also at Scholars Strategy Network: Key Findings, http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/sites/default/files/ssn_key_findings_skrentny_on_why_immigration_is_so_contentious.pdf


2013                “Law/Politics: Reactions and Provocations,” Contribution to Twentieth Anniversary Symposium, Amici: Newsletter of the Sociology of Law Section of the American Sociological Association, 21: 16-18.


2012                “Affirmative Action and Its Future,” Scholars Strategy Network: Basic Facts, http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/sites/default/files/ssn_basic_facts_skrentny_on_affirmative_action_0.pdf


2012                With Jane Lilly Lopez. “Obama and the Latino Vote: From Policy Failure to Political Success?” RSF Review: Research from the Russell Sage Foundation, October 16. http://www.russellsage.org/blog/obama-and-latino-vote-policy-failure-to-political-success


2011                “Immigration Reform: From Distrust to Direction.” The Hill’s Congress Blog, thehill.com May 16. http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/campaign/161445-immigration-reform-from-distrust-to-direction

2010                “Immigration Reform: Start with Small Steps.” CNN.com, July 15, http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/07/13/skrentny.immigration/index.html

2008                “The White Working Class: Just Who Are These Voters?” San Diego Union-Tribune, October 1 (web link; PDF)

2008                “Les Résultats Mitigés de la Discrimination Positive aux Etats-Unis,” Constructif, November (No. 21): 68-70


2008                Contributor, Talking Points Memo Café, “Putting Fallacies to Rest” and “On Obama and ‘Racial Justice,’” http://tpmcafe.talkingpointsmemo.com/profile/jskrentny


2007                “L’Affirmative Action Américaine en Déclin,” Le Monde diplomatique, 54 (May, No. 638): 14

2006                “The Dying Debate Over Racial Justice,” The Forward, Nov. 17

2003                “Égalité Devant L’Emploi aux USA: Une Politique Frileuse et Incohérente,” Hommes & Migrations November-December, No. 1246: 28-43


2003                “What’s Still Unsaid,” Newsday, “Currents,” June 29, 2003, p. A26-7


2002                “The Future of Civil Rights: A Dialogue.” Participant. Focus on Law Studies. 27: 1-12


2002                “Judges in U. of Michigan Case Skirted the Thorniest Issues.” Chronicle of Higher Education. May 31, B20


2002                “Inventing Race” The Public Interest No. 146 (Winter): 97-113


2001                “Affirmative Action and New Demographic Realities,” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 16, B7-B10