Alexi Ferster Marmot is director of AMA, Alexi Marmot Associates, a leading office design firm based in London, England, and established in 1990. Among their clients are a number of large international companies, government agencies, and healthcare firms. She has a B.Arch in Architecture from the University of Sydney, Masters degrees in Architecture and City Planning, and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. Before starting her own firm, she was director of research at DEGW, one of the world's largest office design firms.
Ivan Light is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. His work has appeared in Applied Research in Economic Development , Ethnic and Racial Studies , and International Migration Review . His latest book isnbsp; Deflecting Immigration .