Jacqueline Stevens

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Jacqueline Stevens is a professor of political science at NorthWestern University. Her university homepage is here and her blog is here.

Stevens’ overall thesis is that citizenship should not be tied to birthplace but based on current residency, with complete free movement between nations. She uses the notion of residency used by states within the United States as a model for citizenship.


  • Citizenship to Go (op-ed for the New York Times, May 18, 2012)
  • States without Nations: Citizenship for Mortals (book published by Princeton University Press, available on Amazon)

"The Efficient, Egalitarian, Libertarian, Utilitarian Way to Double World GDP" — Bryan Caplan