Ph.D., Comparative Politics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Political Science, Calvin College
Dr. Steigenga teaches courses in the fields of comparative politics, international relations, foreign policy, and Latin America. His research focuses on religion and politics in Latin America, transnationalism, and migration. His recent publications include Living "Illegal": The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration (The New Press, 2011), A Place to Be: Brazilian, Guatemalan, and Mexican Immigrants in Florida s New Destinations (Rutgers, 2009), Conversion of a Continent: Contemporary Religious Change in Latin America (Rutgers, 2007) and Resurgent Voices in Latin America: Indigenous Peoples, Political Mobilization, and Religious Change (Rutgers, 2004). Prior to coming to the Honors College in 1999 Dr. Steigenga served as a visiting professor at Davidson College, Colby College, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Contact: 561-799-8610; HC 104