Romain Garbaye is Professor of British Studies at the Institut du Monde Anglophone at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3. He has also held a Jean Monnet fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence (2001-2002), and was a lecturer in British studies at the Université Paris IV-Sorbonne (2002-2008). He was educated at Sciences-Po in Paris and at Oxford (D.Phil 2001). His research interests include migrant integration policies, the politics of ethnic minorities, and the politics of Islam in multicultural societies, in particular in urban settings. Most of his work is comparative, focused on the British and French cases. His book Getting Into Local Power, the Politics of Ethnic Minorities in British and French Cities (Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2005) was awarded the prize for Best Book on Local Politics of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in 2006. His recent publications also include Emeutes vs. Intégration, comparaisons franco-britanniques (Presses de Sciences-Po, Paris, 2011), on the racialisation of government discourse on urban disorder in Britain and France, and The Politics of Ethnic Diversity in the British Isles (Palgrave, forthcoming 2014) co-edited with Pauline Schnapper.