Chad Sparber is W. Bradford Wiley Chair in International Economics at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. He is also an external research fellow at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration at University College London and The Institute for the Study of Labor in Germany. He received his PhD in economics from the University of California–Davis in 2006 and his BA in economics from Western Washington University in 2000. Sparber’s research examines the economic causes and consequences of immigration, with a focus on the connection between immigration and skills in the American economy. He received a National Science Foundation grant in 2015 to support his research on the H-1B program. His research has been published in The Review of Economics and Statistics, The American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, The Journal of Labor Economics, European Economic Review, The Journal of Urban Economics, and The Journal of Development Economics. His work has also been cited in the Economic Report to the President, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and NPR. Sparber joined the Colgate faculty in 2006. He teaches courses on international economics, the economics of immigration, and the economics of race and ethnicity. He served as the chair of the economics department at Colgate from 2014–15 to 2016–17, and he led Colgate’s London Economics Study Group in spring 2009, spring 2013, and fall 2017. He also directs a forum on economic freedom for Colgate’s Center for Freedom and Western Civilization — an organization that seeks to promote intellectual diversity and discourse on campus by providing a platform for the representation of conservative voices. In his role as a public scholar, Sparber serves as a regular panelist on The Ivory Tower, a weekly political round-table discussion among central New York professors, airing on Syracuse PBS affiliate WCNY. He has written policy briefs and editorials for the Cato Institute, VoxEU, and the Los Angeles Times, and he has testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest.