The encyclopedia covers the topic of immigration from multiple perspectives, including both historical immigration and contemporary issues.
Ketchikan history faculty John Radzilowski is editor of the second edition of the American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change (in concert with James Ciment), published by ME Sharpe. The print version of the four-volume revised encyclopedia is due in October 2013 but a preview can be seen at: www.mesharpe.com/extra/AmericanImmigration.pdf. The encyclopedia covers the topic of immigration from multiple perspectives, including both historical immigration and contemporary issues. In addition to directing the revisions of the first edition of the encyclopedia, Radzilowski authored numerous entries in the second edition, including those on African American Migration, the Department of Homeland Security, Espionage and Immigration, Human Trafficking, Immigrant foods, Sacred Architecture, Armenian Americans, Greek Americans, and Polish Americans. Also contributing an article to the new edition were UAS Ketchikan graduate Kali Hofman and Kasia Polanska (Adjunct Instructor, UAS Ketchikan).