Contact Information

Jack Goldstone
Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr., Professor; Director, Center for the Study of Social Change, Institutions and Policy (SCIP),

Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University
3351 North Fairfax Drive, MS 3B1
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 993-1409
Fax: (703) 993-8215

The Director’s Blog: 


Jack A. Goldstone

  • 2023. “The Global Economy’s Future Depends on Africa:  As Others Slow, a Youthful Continent Can Drive Growth (with John F. May). Foreign May 18.
  • 2022. International Handbook of Population Policies (edited with John F. May). New York: Springer.
  • 2022. Handbook of Revolutions of the 21st Century (edited with Leonid Grinin and Andrey Korotayev). New York: Springer.
  • 2016. Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World, 25th Anniversary Edition. New York: Routledge

Justin Gest

  • 2022. Majority Minority. Oxford University Press.
  • 2020. Mass Appeal: Communicating Policy Ideas in Multiple Media. Oxford University Press.
  • 2018. Crossroads: Comparative Immigration Regimes in a World of Demographic Change. (with Anna Boucher), Cambridge University Press.
  • 2016. The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality. Oxford University Press (North America and Europe).
  • 2016. “Comparing Immigration Policies: An Overview from the IMPALA Database,” (with Michel Beine, Brian Burgoon, Mary Crock, Michael Hiscox, Patrick McGovern, Hillel Rapoport, Joep Schaper and Eiko Thielemann). International Migration Review, 50(4).

John F. May

  • 2020. Demography and Economic Emergence of sub-Saharan Africa (with Jean-Pierre Guengant).  Brussels: Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.