Dillon Cathro

University of Michigan School of Social Work

Dillon Alexander Methven Cathro currently works as Community Research Coordinator for the University of Michigan School of Social Work. He has a strong interest in education and immigration reform, particularly concerning pedagogical reform in foreign language teaching, and the improvement of resettlement services for immigrant and refugee populations. He aspires to become a university-level Social Work professor, with a research emphasis on immigration and asylum processes, as well as the use of translation within the field of social work. In the future, Mr. Cathro would like to teach in an undergraduate Social Work program, either in the US or in Scotland, and to serve as an advocate for students that hold historically marginalized sociocultural identities.

Recent Content


Chemnitz: A city on the verge of social division and social cohesion

After two years of the pandemic, the AICGS group of the Social Divisions and Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States project reunited in Chemnitz for the second …

Episode 54: Diverse Communities, Questions of Identity, Polarization of Societies

On this episode of The Zeitgeitst, AICGS President Jeff Rathke talks with participants in the AICGS project on social divisions in Germany and the United States, which recently visited the …

Immigration and Questions of Identity in Akron, Ohio

Overview of Issues The United States, built on a history of immigration, is no stranger to questions of integration, identity, and social cohesion. It has long grappled with these questions, …