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Rogers Brubaker is professor of sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has written widely on social theory, immigration, citizenship, nationalism, ethnicity, and religion. His recent books include Ethnicity without Groups (2004), Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town (2006), Grounds for Difference (2015), and Trans: Gender, Race, and the Micropolitics of Identity (2016).