Director of Policy Studies, Institute for the Study of International Migration
Affiliated Faculty, McCourt School of Public Policy
Dr. Lowell is Director of Policy Studies for the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University. He was previously Director of Research at the Congressionally-appointed Commission on Immigration Reform where he was also Assistant Director for the Mexico/U.S. Binational Study on Migration. He has been Research Director at the Pew Hispanic Center of the University of Southern California and a Labor Analyst at the US Department of Labor, and he taught at Princeton University and the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Lowell co-edited Sending Money Home: Hispanic Remittances and Community Development, and he has published more than 100 articles and reports on his research interests in immigration policy, labor force, economic development, and the global mobility of the highly skilled. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology as a Demographer from Brown University.