Experts Index

This constantly growing database accumulates migration experts and presents their profiles, emphasizing on their scholar contribution in this field of study.

Aziz, Abdul

Abdul Aziz

A. Aziz is a PhD candidate at School of Communication, Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. His current research examines the social uses and consequences of digital technologies among Rohingya diaspora in a transnational and comparative context....
Atmacasoy, Abdullah

Abdullah Atmacasoy

I am a doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at Middle East Technical University, Turkey. My research interests focus on curriculum development and instructional strategies for education in emergencies. I am currently conducting a cross-cultural comparative study on the language development...
Garnier, Adele

Adele Garnier

Adele Garnier's research investigates the interplay of regulatory levels (local to global) in migration and refugee policy in a comparative perspective, with a current focus on refugees' participation in the labour market, the governance of refugee resettlement and the local integration of international...
Lulle, Aija

Aija Lulle

Lecturer in human geography, Loughborough University, Geography and Environment (as of 2018). Before joining Loughborough, I worked as the main researcher on the EU Horizon 2020 ‘YMOBILITY’ project at the University of Sussex, researching youth mobilities across Europe (2015-2018). I as was also a post-doctoral...
Kraler, Albert

Albert Kraler

I am Assistant Professor at the Department of Migration and Globalisation at Danube University, Krems, which I joined in September 2018. Previously, I worked as a senior researcher at ICMPD`s research department, and between 2011 and 2015, also led the research departmen. A political scientist and Africanist...
9 Austria
Mazzola, Alessandro

Alessandro Mazzola

Alessandro Mazzola is a post-doc researcher at CEDEM. He obtained his Ph.D. in Political and Social Sciences at the University of Liège with a NON-FRIA scholarship. He also works as a post-doc researcher at the Group for research on Ethnic Relations, Migration and Equality (GERME) at the Free University...
11 Belgium
Fakhry, Alia

Alia Fakhry

Alia Fakhry is a migration researcher and urban specialist with over 3 years of experience in project implementation and policy development. She previously worked at the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) in Malta, UNICEF Senegal, and the French Institute for the Near East...
Szczepanikova, Alice

Alice Szczepanikova

Alice’s current work in the EU Policy Lab is centred on projects related to migration and integration policies. She is particularly interested in experimenting with new ways of engaging with diverse stakeholders and in devising innovative approaches to make research relevant for policy-making and education....
14 Belgium
Cortés, Almudena

Almudena Cortés

Associate Professor in the Department of Social Anthropology (Complutense University Madrid). Her research fields are the Migration Studies (Latin American migration, Andean migration, transnational perspective and gender, new mobilities and new Spanish migration, asylum and gender) and Development Studies....
15 Spain
Le Corvec, Anaïs

Anaïs Le Corvec

I hold a Business Administration Degree, from the University of Montreal – HEC, Canada, with specialization in Marketing and International Management. I specialized in international research management and works as an expert reviewer in Research management for the European Commission. I also have recently...
16 Spain
Chalkia, Anastasia

Anastasia Chalkia

I’m a sociologist and I hold a PhD in Criminology (Panteion University -GR). I’'ve been working at the Greek Asylum Service since 2013, first as an Asylum Expert then as a Head of Asylum Units in Leros and in Athens. Currently, I’m course coordinator and instructor at the interdepartmental MSc in Media...
Neergaard, Anders

Anders Neergaard

Anders Neergaard is Professor in Sociology, especially International Migration and Ethnic Relations, at Linköping University. His research and publications span issues such as labour migration, racialized discrimination, trade union organisation, and extreme right-wing/racist parties, applying intersectional...
Carlà, Andrea

Andrea Carlà

Andrea Carlà (PhD in Politics, New School for Social Research, New York - Postgraduate studies in Diplomacy and International Relations, University of Bologna) is Senior Researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights at EURAC Research (Bolzano, Italy). His research focuses on the interplay among minority...
20 Italy
Torre, Andrea Tomaso

Andrea Tomaso Torre

is director of Centro Studi Medì. Migrazioni nel Mediterraneo in Genoa (Italy). Co-director of "Mondi Migranti" Journal of Studies and Research on International Migration (publ. Franco Angeli). Member of the scientific committee of "Il Caffè Geopolitico"
Piekut, Aneta

Aneta Piekut

Aneta Piekut is a lecturer at the Univeristy of Sheffield and a research fellow at the Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw. Her substantive work covers four research areas: (1) Complexities of attitudes and ethnic/racial prejudice in the UK and Poland; (2) International migration and its...
van Heelsum, Anja

Anja van Heelsum

Current Research: Dr. Anja van Heelsum is Project Coordinator of EU funded H2020 research consortium Advancing Alternative Migration Governance (See: She's at the Department of Political Science of the University of Amsterdam, and works together with 12 partner institutes in Greece,...
Weiß, Anja M.

Anja M. Weiß

Anja Weiß (Dr. phil., Humboldt University Berlin) is Professor for Sociology with a focus on macrosociology and transnational processes at the Institute for Sociology at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Her theoretical interests in global and transnational inequalities translate into comparative empirical...
24 Germany
Rosińska, Anna

Anna Rosińska

Anna Rosinska (formerly Kordasiewicz) is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at that Ca' Foscari University of Venice and a visiting scholar at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. She has worked at the Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw. Her previous project was 'Mig/Ageing: Unfinished...
25 Poland
Triandafyllidou, Anna

Anna Triandafyllidou

Anna Triandafyllidou holds the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration at Ryerson University where she is setting up a new programme of excellence in migration research focusing on Canada and the world. Anna has previously held a Robert Schuman Chair at the European University Institute,...
Röder, Antje

Antje Röder

Antje Röder is Professor of Methods of Social Research at Philipps-Universität Marburg. Her main research interests are migration and international mobility, with particular focus on the economic, social and cultural integration of migrants in Europe. Recent research includes the Irish Research Council...
28 Germany
Roblain, Antoine

Antoine Roblain

Postdoctoral Fellow – Center for Social & Cultural Psychology – ULB, Belgium
Ricci, Antonio

Antonio Ricci

Antonio Ricci is Deputy President of the Italian Study and Research Centre IDOS ( Expert on international migrations, after having obtained his PhD in “History of Europe: cultural roots and international policy” at University Sapienza of Rome (2004), he was the Project Manager...
Midtbøen, Arnfinn

Arnfinn Midtbøen

Arnfinn H. Midtbøen earned his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Oslo in 2013. Midtbøen works on a broad set of research issues related to immigration, citizenship, integration and discrimination in the labour market. Currently, he is head of a large-scale research project on descendants of immigrants...
Mattes, Astrid

Astrid Mattes

Astrid Mattes works as a postdoctoral migration researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and lectures at the Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck.
Pisarevskaya, Asya

Asya Pisarevskaya

Asya Pisarevskaya is a postdoctoral researcher in the group ‘Dynamics of Migration and Diversity Policies’ lead by Prof. dr. Peter Scholten. Currently she studies migration-related diversities and modes of governance in European cities within the project “Cities of Migration”. In addition, as she is...
33 Netherlands
Flipo, Aurore

Aurore Flipo

Currently a researcher at ENTPE (University of Lyon) and associate researcher at PACTE (University of Grenoble), I hold a PhD in Sociology from Sciences-Po (Paris) that I completed in 2014 on intra-European migration. After my PhD, I have continued to research international mobility with a focus on the...
Astor, Avi

Avi Astor

PhD Sociology, University of Michigan (2011) Ramón y Cajal Researcher, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (current)
35 Spain
Sabuncuoğlu, Bedirhan

Bedirhan Sabuncuoğlu

My name is Bedirhan Sabuncuoğlu. I was a student of Political Science and Public Administration with 50% scholarship. I made also a minor-major with International Relations. My main-major GAP is 3.13 out of 4.00. The minor major GPA is 3.77 out of 4.00. Both major and minor, the language of departmants...
Boudou, Benjamin

Benjamin Boudou

Senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
ETZOLD, Benjamin

Benjamin ETZOLD

Dr. Benjamin Etzold is a social geographer and migration scholar with more than 10 years of experience in studying people’s vulnerability and livelihoods as well as trajectories of migration and patterns of displacement. He works at the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC), a peace and conflict...
39 Germany
Demiryontar, Birce

Birce Demiryontar

I am a post-doctoral researcher in the Migration Research Center at Koc University (MiReKoc), where I am also the scientific coordinator. I have a PhD in Migration Studies from the University of Sussex, Sussex Centre for Migration Research. My thesis was titled “The Shaping of Turkish Migration Policy:...
40 Turkey
Nienaber, Birte

Birte Nienaber

Academic career University of Luxembourg, Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Luxembourg Since 09/2013: Associate Professor of Political Geography Saarland University, Department of Geography, Germany 06/2007-08/2013: Assistant professor for European Regional Studies (positively...
41 Luxembourg
Knezevic, Bojana

Bojana Knezevic

I started my professional career at the age of 22 as a German teacher in Macedonia. After 20 years in teaching and training people, deep in my heart, I am firmly convinced that only passionate learners can make the world a better place. I speak the most Slavic languages from the Balkan peninsula,...
Ferreira Fernandes, Carla Sofia

Carla Sofia Ferreira Fernandes

PhD Student in Social Sustainability. The focus of research is on the nexus between environmental changes and migration in Morocco.
Preiss, Carlotta

Carlotta Preiss

Carlotta Preiss is a researcher at the DeZIM Institute on Integration and Migration Research in Berlin. She is particularly interested in the use of digital technologies in migration and migration processes taking place within sub-Saharan Africa.
Talleraas, Cathrine

Cathrine Talleraas

Cathrine Talleraas is a doctoral researcher on the project 'Transnational Lives in the Welfare State', led by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). In her PhD research she studies​​​​ how state institutions engage with people who lead transnational lives, and explores how the welfare state can approach...
46 Norway
Vergnano, Cecilia

Cecilia Vergnano

Cecilia Vergnano obtained her Ph.D. in Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology at the Universitat de Barcelona in December 2015 with a thesis on housing access of transnational European migrants, ethnically labelled as Roma, in the city of Turin (Italy). She is currently affiliated to GRECS (Group of...
48 Spain
Martin-Shields, Charles

Charles Martin-Shields

Charles Martin-Shields is a Senior Researcher at the German Development Institute working on migration, digitalization, and comparative politics. He completed his PhD at George Mason University in Arlington, VA, USA, and has previous policy experience with the World Bank and U.S. Institute of Peace.
Mathies, Charles F

Charles F Mathies

Academy of Finland Research Fellow based in the Finnish Institute for Educational Research at the University of Jyväskylä. Research focus on international student migration and mobility (Finland and Europe), university strategic planning, and higher education policy.
50 Finland
Fröhlich, Christiane

Christiane Fröhlich

Christiane Fröhlich researches human mobility within and from the Global South at the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies in Hamburg. She is particularly interested in understandings of migration/mobility as ‚critical‘ in different socio-political contexts and in the interactions between...
Lang, Christine

Christine Lang

Christine Lang is Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the MPI MMG in Göttingen, Germany. She holds a PhD in Cultural and Social Sciences from Osnabrueck University and a Master in Sociology from EHESS, Paris. Her research focuses on different facets of social change in immigration contexts. Main research...
52 Germany
Van Mol, Christof

Christof Van Mol

Christof Van Mol is Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Tilburg University and Associated Researcher at the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS, University of Antwerp). Together with Elif Keskiner (University of Amsterdam), Jens Schneider (University of Osnabrück), Christine...
53 Belgium
Vincent-Mory, Claire

Claire Vincent-Mory

Post-Doctoral Researcher at Centre d'Etudes Européennes et de Politiques Comparées, Sciences-Po, Paris. Sociologist
Loschmann, Craig

Craig Loschmann

Craig Loschmann is a research fellow at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and UNU-MERIT. His research over the years has focused primarily on the causes and consequences of forced migration in the contexts of Afghanistan and the African Great Lakes region. His current interests are in the...
Dona-Reveco, Cristian

Cristian Dona-Reveco

Cristián Doña-Reveco is the Director of the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies (OLLAS) and Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Nebraska Omaha. He is also faculty affiliate with UNO's Goldstein Center for Human Rights. Originally...
Aksel, Damla B.

Damla B. Aksel

Damla Bayraktar Aksel is a postdoctoral researcher at Koc University (Istanbul) and a national researcher for the Horizon2020 project CEASEVAL, which critically evaluates the Common European Asylum System. She previously held the position of coordinator at Migration Research Center at Koc University...
Rodriguez-Garcia, Dan

Dan Rodriguez-Garcia

Dan Rodríguez-García is ‘Serra Hunter’ Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology and Director of the Research Group on Immigration, Mixedness, and Social Cohesion (INMIX) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His areas of research are international migration, interethnic relations,...
Vintila, Daniela

Daniela Vintila

Daniela Vintila joined the Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies in February 2017 as a postdoctoral researcher in the ERC-funded project “Migration, transnationalism and social protection in (post-) crisis Europe” (MiTSoPro). Prior to that, she was a member of the British team of the international...
62 Belgium
Valisena, Daniele

Daniele Valisena

Graduate Student at the KTH - Environmental Humanities Laboratory, Department of Philosophy and History, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment (2015). I am part of the Marie Sklodowska Curie ITN program in Environmental Humanities ENHANCE. I am interested in working at the intersection...
Ongenaert, David

David Ongenaert

In 2017, David Ongenaert started as a FWO PhD fellow at the Department of Communication Sciences, Ghent University (Belgium) under supervision of Prof. Dr. Stijn Joye. Currently, he is a member of the Centre for Cinema and Media Studies (CIMS​), the Center for Journalism Studies (CJS), the Center for...
Mardin, Deniz Faize

Deniz Faize Mardin

F. Deniz Mardin is a medical doctor and she is currently working as a consultant both in “Refugee Health Policy” project conducted by ICAP Columbia University and in Medecine Sans Frontiere Project. She completed her PhD in Istanbul University, in Public Health Department. She received her MD in Bologna...
66 Turkey
Ozkul, Derya

Derya Ozkul

Derya Ozkul is a postdoctoral researcher at the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. She is currently working on refugee recognition regimes and the construction of vulnerability in refugee recognition and resettlement programs. Previously, Derya Ozkul worked as a lecturer and tutor at...
Skleparis, Dimitris

Dimitris Skleparis

Dr. Dimitris Skleparis is Lecturer in the Politics of Security at Newcastle University. His research is at the intersection between critical security studies and migration/refugee studies. Dimitris is interested in the ways in which migration is governed, perceived, and experienced amid increasing insecurities....
Sampaio, Dora

Dora Sampaio

Dora Sampaio (PhD Human Geography, Sussex) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany. In her ongoing research project, she looks at the ‘(Im)mobilities of transnational ageing care and family re-negotiations across borders’...
71 Germany
Massey, Douglas S

Douglas S Massey

BA 1974 W. Washington U MA 1977 Princeton U PhD 1978 Princeton U Postdoc 1979 UC Berkeley Asst Prof U Penn 1980-85 Assoc Prof UPenn 1986-87 Prof U Chicago 1987-94 Prof U Penn 1994-2003 Prof Princeton U 2003-
72 United States
Ionescu, Dragoș

Dragoș Ionescu

Dragos Ionescu is an architect and senior programmer specialised in developing complex Content and Database Management Systems, with a focus on the field of migration research. He is the lead developer for MIPEX (Migrant Integration Policy Index) and CrossMigration, among others.


Associate Professor of Economics at UCA, CERDI and invited Professor at Paris School of Economics.
Kayran, Elif Naz

Elif Naz Kayran

Elif Naz Kayran is a PhD candidate in the Department of International Relations and Political Science at the Graduate Institute of Geneva (IHEID) and Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, for the academic year 2019-20. Entitled ‘Policy Preferences and Political Behaviour of Citizens...
79 Switzerland
Lampa, Elin

Elin Lampa

I work in a project evaluating Teaching Recovery Techniques (TRT), a group intervention for migrant children and youth suffering from post-traumatic stress. I have clinical experience as a nurse working with migrant health care as well as from the civil society. My hope is that the TRT project will contribute...
Waerp, Eline

Eline Waerp

Eline has a background in Political Science and International Relations with a BSc from the University of Tromsø - the Arctic University of Norway (UiT) and a MSc from Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA). She has also spent some time at the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley...
81 Sweden
Alves, Elisa

Elisa Alves

Elisa Alves is a PhD-student in Migration, at IGOT - Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning - University of Lisbon. She is member of the IMISCOE PhD Network since 2016 and was coordinator of the Workshop Group between 2016-2019. She completed a Master in Education and Society at ISCTE - University...
82 Portugal
Palomares, Elise

Elise Palomares

Élise Palomares is a socio-anthropologist and lecturer at the University of Rouen, in the Dysolab (Laboratoire des Dynamiques Sociales – “Social Dynamics laboratory”) research unit, and an associate member of Urmis–Paris (Unité de recherches ‘Migrations et Société’, Paris – “‘Migration and Society’ research...
84 France
Graauw, Els de

Els de Graauw

Els de Graauw is Associate Professor of Political Science at Baruch College, the City University of New York. She is interested in immigration, civil society organizations, urban politics, government bureaucracies, and public policy, with a focus on understanding how governmental and nongovernmental...
86 United States
Mescoli, Elsa

Elsa Mescoli

I am an anthropologist affiliated to the Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Liege, where I am working as Lecturer assistant and post-doctoral researcher. I obtained a PhD degree in Anthropology of contemporaneity – Ethnography of diversities...
87 Belgium
Comte, Emmanuel

Emmanuel Comte

I am a research fellow in international history at the Vienna School of International Studies. I specialise in contemporary European history, with a focus on the history of European Integration and the history of migration in post-war Europe. A graduate of the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, I hold...
88 Austria
Gallo, Ester

Ester Gallo

I am a social anthropologist working on migration, gender and religion and, more recently on academic displacement and refugees.
89 Italy
Zschirnt, Eva

Eva Zschirnt

BA European Studies from Maastricht University (NL), 2008 MA Migration and Law with distinction from Queen Mary University of London (UK), 2010 PhD from the University of Neuchâtel (Doctorat en sciences humaines et sociales - migrations, PhD)
90 Italy
Reisenauer, Eveline

Eveline Reisenauer

Dr. Eveline Reisenauer is researcher in the project "Diversity and Change of Education in Migrant Families" ("Diversität und Wandel der Erziehung in Migrantenfamilien", DIWAN) at the Munich-based German Youth Institute (DJI). Previously, she was post-doc researcher in the RTG "Transnational Social Support"...
91 Germany
Irgil, Ezgi

Ezgi Irgil

I am a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. My research is broadly focused on the relationship between host community members, refugees, and local authorities at the city level. Within these relationships, I particularly focus on how did the use of urban public spaces by...
92 Sweden
Goksu, Fatih

Fatih Goksu

I work as a guest researcher at the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department focusing on the political behaviors of migrants in the Netherlands. In 2017, I received my Ph.D. in Social Communication from the Communication Department at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona. Since...
de Heusch, Félicien

Félicien de Heusch

Félicien de Heusch joined the Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) at the University of Liège in September 2018 as a PhD candidate within the European Research Council (ERC)-funded project “Migration, Transnationalism and Social Protection in (post-) crisis Europe (MiTSoPro)”, under the supervision...
94 Belgium
Vural, Feride

Feride Vural

I have worked more than 3 years in the humanitarian field, with the international and national organizations in Turkey. From 2016 until now I have worked in kind of positions where I experienced the field, the theory and the practice all together. I am serving as the Field Worker about asylum skeers...
Pastore, Ferruccio

Ferruccio Pastore

Ferruccio Pastore (PhD, European University Institute, 1996) is the Director of FIERI ( since May 2009. He has previously been Deputy Director of the international relations and European studies think-tank CeSPI (Centre for International Policy Studies, Rome) and a post-doctoral fellow...
Seiger, Fiona-Katharina

Fiona-Katharina Seiger

Migration expert with regional focus on Asia, experienced sociologist with a demonstrated history of working in the academic research industry. Skilled in social research methods with particular focus on qualitative research methodologies, writing and editing. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Sociology...
Campomori, Francesca

Francesca Campomori

Francesca Campomori is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage (University of Venice Cà Foscari), where she teaches Social Policies and Introduction to Politics. She has a Phd in Political Science (University of Florence). From 2004 to 2010 she was research...
102 Italy
Longo, Francesca

Francesca Longo

Francesca Longo is full Professor of Political Science and Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Public Policies. She is PhD doctor in International Relation. Her research interests are focused on the EU migration Policy, EU policy against organised crime and the security policy of the EU. She has...
Buhr, Franz

Franz Buhr

Researcher, University of Lisbon, IGOT-CEG PhD in migration studies, human geography, Marie Curie fellow, University of Lisbon MSc in sociology of migration, Erasmus Mundus, University College Dublin BA in international relations, University of São Paulo
Sinatti, G

G Sinatti

I am an ethnographer with a multidisciplinary background in sociology, human geography and anthropology. My core field of expertise is migration, with a focus on migration governance, migration-development linkages, and migration and diversity in host societies. I have a strong interest in the epistemology...
105 Netherlands
Elgenius, Gabriella

Gabriella Elgenius

Gabriella Elgenius joined University of Gothenburg as Associate Professor in Sociology in 2014. She is Associate Member at University of Oxford and Centre for Migration and Diaspora at SOAS, University of London. Gabriella received her doctorate at the LSE as a Marie Curie Fellow in 2005, held a British...
106 Sweden
Pinyol-Jimenez, Gemma

Gemma Pinyol-Jimenez

Gemma Pinyol-Jiménez is Head of Migration Policies and Diversity at Instrategies, a think&do firm, and associate researcher at GRITIM-Pompeu Fabra University. She is also an expert for Intercultural Cities-Council of Europe and coordinator of the RECI-Spanish Network of Intercultural Cities. She...
107 Spain
Warner, Georgina

Georgina Warner

I am a researcher in the Child Health and Parenting (CHAP) research group at Uppsala University currently managing an evaluation of Teaching Recovery Techniques - a community group therapy intervention for refugee children, youth and families reporting symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Solano, Giacomo

Giacomo Solano

I am currently a researcher/policy and statistical analyst at the Migration Policy Group, Brussels, Belgium. Previously, I worked as policy officer/consultant for the European Commission (DG Employment) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), and as researcher for the Eindhoven University...
Viry, Gil

Gil Viry

My research interests bridge the intersection of spatial mobilities, social networks, family and intimate life. Using mainly social survey methods, social network analysis and sequence analysis, my work advances new ways of studying how physical distance and mobility behaviours, such as travelling, commuting,...
110 United Kingdom
Marconi, Giovanna

Giovanna Marconi

Architect (2001), PhD in Urban Planning and Public Policies (2012), since 2008 Giovanna Marconi is researcher at the SSIIM Unesco Chair on the ‘Social and Spatial Inclusion of International Migrants’ based at the University Iuav of Venice. Her main research topics include: urban inclusion of international...
111 Italy
DI DIO, Giovanni

Giovanni DI DIO

Labour Migration and Integration Expert
Scotto, Giuseppe

Giuseppe Scotto

115 United Kingdom
Istanbul, Global Cooperation Center University of Duisburg Essen AND Swedish Research

Global Cooperation Center University of Duisburg Essen AND Swedish Research Istanbul

Zeynep Şahin Mencütek holds a PhD degree in the Politics and International Relations from the University of Southern California, US. Previously, she worked as a teaching assistant, lecturer and assistant professor in the International Relations departments in Turkey and in the US. Since September 2016,...
116 Turkey


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gökay Özerim is a member of the International Relations Department and the Director of the European Union Research Center at Yaşar University, Izmir. Currently, he has been holding the Jean Monnet Chair on migration in EU-Turkey relations. His main study fields are international migration,...
Schweiger, Gottfried

Gottfried Schweiger

Gottfried Schweiger is a trained philosopher and works at the Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research (CEPR), University of Salzburg, as a Senior Scientist since 2011. He is also member of the Migration and Mobility Research (MMG) Group at the University of Salzburg. At the CEPR he was also the Principal...
Bauvois, Gwenaëlle

Gwenaëlle Bauvois

University Researcher University Researcher, Swedish School of Social Science Subunit CEREN (The Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism)
122 Finland


Hasret Saygı has recently earned her Ph.D in the Department of Foreign Language Education at Bogazici University in Istanbul. Her expertise lies in sociolinguistics and linguistic ethnography. In her Ph.D thesis, she focused on everyday interaction between the refugee and local women sharing the same...
124 Turkey
Syed Zwick, Helene

Helene Syed Zwick

I am a French research and teaching economist based in Cairo since 2014. Presently, I am heading the research center of ESLSCA University - Egypt. Previously, I was consultant at the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies. I earned my PhD in 2013 on European migration issues. My current research interests...
de Valk, Helga

Helga de Valk

I lead the theme group "migration and migrants" at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute and am honorary professor of Migration and the life course at the University of Groningen. My research focuses on migration and integration issues, the transition to adulthood of immigrant youth,...
d'Albis, Hippolyte

Hippolyte d'Albis

Senior researcher at CNRS and professor at the Paris School of Economics
Carrasco, Ignacio

Ignacio Carrasco

Ignacio is a PhD candidate at UPF and part of DemoSoc research group. He is working on immigrants’ labour market integration and determinants of migration in Latin American countries, with Professor Pau Baizán as his supervisor. Ignacio’s first paper analyzes the assimilation model by comparing social...
129 Spain
Markov, Ihor Heorhiyevych

Ihor Heorhiyevych Markov

Dr. Ihor Markov is the Senior Researcher at the Department of the Social Antropology of the Institute of Ethnology, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Director of the Laboratory for Social Research in Lviv. He has a PhD in ethnology. The areas of expertise include social dynamics and identities,...
130 Ukraine


Ildiko Otova holds a PhD in Political sciences from New Bulgarian University, a laureate of the Mozer Scholarship for excellence in the study of Political science and civil courage. She works as researcher in various national and international projects on migration and refugee issues, integration, urban...
131 Bulgaria
Sanlier Yuksel, Ilke

Ilke Sanlier Yuksel

İlke Şanlıer Yüksel is an assistant professor in the School of Communications at Çukurova University. She has previously worked as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Migration Research Center at Koç University and as an assistant professor at Doğuş University in Istanbul. She got her BA degree from...
132 Turkey
Pavezi, Ingrid Berns

Ingrid Berns Pavezi

Ingrid Berns Pavezi is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Sociology, in Freiburg, Germany. Currently, she is also a doctoral research fellow at the Labor Migration Research Group and the Labor Europe and Europeanisation, at...
134 Germany
Lashchuk, Iuliia

Iuliia Lashchuk

Iuliia Lashchuk is a researcher and curator interested in female migration, contemporary art and philosophy, working with the questions of identity, space, borders, nomadism and migrating art. Currently working in the research project "Cartographies of strangeness, otherness, and (ex)(in)clusion. The...
Markov, Ivaylo

Ivaylo Markov

Ivaylo Markov holds a doctoral degree in Ethnology from the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethographic Museum – BAS in Sofia (since 2011, PhD thesis “Contemporary Labour Migrations of Albanians from Macedonia”). Currently he is an Assistant Professor at the same institute, where he...
Main, Izabella

Izabella Main

Employment: Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Adam Mickiewicz University. Research interests: Polish migration in Europe, migration and health, access to health care, medical anthropology, memory of communist Poland. Education: CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
138 Poland
Coates, Jamie

Jamie Coates

My research focuses on Chinese migration to Japan and Sino-Japanese mobilities more broadly including media, tourism and international relations. I have a PhD in anthropology from the Australian National University, and was formerly co-convenor for the European Association for Social Anthropology, Anthropology...
139 United Kingdom
Rath, Jan

Jan Rath

Professor of Urban Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), researcher at the Center for Urban Studies and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) in the same university. He is...
Brekke, Jan-Paul

Jan-Paul Brekke

Jan-Paul Brekke has his doctorate in sociology from the University of Oslo. His areas of interest include migration and refugee policies, migrant experience, secondary migration in Europe and the development of the European asylum regime.
142 Norway
Tucker, Jason

Jason Tucker

Jason Tucker is a Senior Lecturer in International Migration and Ethnic Relations at the Department of Global Political Studies, Malmö University, Sweden. His research areas include statelessness, citizenship, forced migration and integration.
144 Netherlands
Tjaden, Jasper

Jasper Tjaden

Jasper Dag Tjaden holds a PhD in Quantitative Social Sciences from the University of Bamberg, Germany and a MA from the London School of Economics and Political Science. During his doctoral studies, he spent one year as a Fulbright scholar at the City University of New York, US, and the Minnesota Population...
Cassarino, Jean-Pierre

Jean-Pierre Cassarino

I hold a PhD in social and political sciences, awarded in 1998, by the European University Institute. Previously, I studied political science at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Aix-en-Provence where I specialized on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region while learning Arabic. I have lived...
Cohen, Jeffrey H

Jeffrey H Cohen

Dr. Cohen's research focuses on three areas: migration, development and nutrition. Since the early 1990s he as studied the impact, structure and outcome of migration from indigenous communities in Oaxaca, Mexico to the US with support from the National Science Foundation. He has also conducted comparative...
Schneider, Jens

Jens Schneider

Senior Researcher at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at Universität Osnabrück. He studied Anthropology, Musicology, Linguistics and Ethnic Studies at the universities of Hamburg and Amsterdam and received his Ph.D. in Anthropology at Universität Tübingen. After a...
151 Germany
Topa, Joana

Joana Topa

Joana Topa completed her degree in Psychology in 2004 and her master's degree in clinical and health Psychology in 2009 at Maia Institute of Higher Education (Portugal). She concluded her PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Minho (Portugal), in 2013. Under the supervision of Professor Conceição...
Sander, Joanna

Joanna Sander

PhD candidate at University of Buenos Aires, studying the extension of political rights and citizenship of migrant people in Argentina.
Ekstedt, Johan

Johan Ekstedt

Doctoral student in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER) at the Department of Global Political Studies (GPS). Research interests include asylum seekers in Europe, norms and values within international migration, frontline-bureaucrats, international migration management organisations and...
155 Sweden
Otterbeck, Jonas

Jonas Otterbeck

Jonas Otterbeck, professor of Islamic studies, has written extensively on Islam and Muslims in Europe, Islamophobia and Islam and music. He is educated at Lund University, Sweden.
156 United Kingdom
Marques, Jose Carlos

Jose Carlos Marques
157 Portugal
Carling, Jørgen

Jørgen Carling

I do research on global migration, immobility and transnationalism. My work seeks to explain how migration arises, and how it affects societies, families and individuals. These broad questions have led to research on a range of specialized topics, including migrant smuggling, and remittance transactions,...
158 Norway
Alvarado Valenzuela, JuanFra

JuanFra Alvarado Valenzuela

Juan Francisco Alvarado is a researcher at the University of Applied Sciences of Amsterdam in the topic of entrepreneurial failure and recovery. His PhD research was carried out at the universities of Milan and Brescia in Italy and University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. His project investigated...
159 Netherlands
Carrillo Lerma, Julia

Julia Carrillo Lerma

Dr Carrillo Lerma is currently a Research Fellow at the Centre for International Studies (CERI) and a Lecturer at Sciences Po - Paris. Her research interests and expertise touch upon diaspora politics, memory politics/politics of memory, social transformation, conflict transformation, and participatory...
Jauhiainen, Jussi S.

Jussi S. Jauhiainen

Professor of Geography at the University of Turku. Former director of research consortium URMI (Urbanization, Mobilities and Immigration, Recently conducted research on asylum-related journeys, irregular migration and related processes in the EU, at the border of the EU and in the origin...
163 Finland
Salamońska, Justyna

Justyna Salamońska

Justyna Salamońska is an Assistant Professor at the Centre of Migration Research. Justyna holds a PhD in Sociology from Trinity College Dublin. She previously carried out research and taught at Trinity College Dublin, University of Chieti and European University Institute. Her research and teaching interests...
Block, Karen

Karen Block

Dr Karen Block is Associate Director of the Child and Community Wellbeing Program, Centre for Health Equity, in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. She is also the Academic Lead of the Melbourne Social Equity Institute’s research program, Migration and Social Cohesion and Academic Convenor...
165 Australia
Zelano, Karin

Karin Zelano

Ph.D. Political science. University of Gothenburg (2018).
Mozetic, Katarina

Katarina Mozetic

Currently, I am employed as a PhD Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo where I am conducting a comparative study of employment aspirations and experiences of highly educated refugees living in Norway, Sweden and Germany.
168 Norway
Espiñeira, Keina

Keina Espiñeira

Keina Espiñeira is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Sociology and Visual Communication, A Coruña University (Spain) and member of the Research Group in the Sociology of International Migration (ESOMI). She graduated in Political Science from Complutense University and in Visual Studies from...
Norman, Kelsey P

Kelsey P Norman

I am a Fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, where my research focuses on women’s rights, human rights & refugees in the Middle East and North Africa. I earned my PhD from the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine in...
171 United States
Tao, Kim

Kim Tao

Kim Tao is the curator of post-Federation immigration at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Her research interests include migration, memory and material culture in museums, textile histories, and histories of child migration. Kim has curated a range of award-winning exhibitions and digital projections....
Simonsen, Kristina Bakkær

Kristina Bakkær Simonsen

Kristina Bakkær Simonsen is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science at Aarhus University in Denmark. Her research focuses on subjective dimensions of immigrant integration, as well as national boundary drawing in political rhetoric and public opinion.
173 Denmark
Lara-Guerrero, Larisa Viridiana

Larisa Viridiana Lara-Guerrero

PhD Candidate at the Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) and at the Research Unit of Migration and Society (URMIS). Fellow at the Institut Convergences Migrations. She holds a Master of Sciences in Migration Studies from the University of Oxford and a Master of Arts in Conflict, Security,...
174 Belgium
Cleton, Laura

Laura Cleton

Laura is a PhD Candidate in the department of Political Science at the University of Antwerp. Her project is situated within critical migration studies and looks at the sociopolitical construction of illegality in return policies and programmes at the EU and NL level. More specifically, she aims to shed...
175 Netherlands
Stielike, Laura

Laura Stielike

Dr. Laura Stielike is member of the research group “The Production of Knowledge on Migration” at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at the University of Osnabrueck. Her current research project explores the trend to use big data for the analysis and governance of international...
Müller-Funk, Lea

Lea Müller-Funk

Lea Müller-Funk is currently a Research Fellow at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies, where her research focuses on migration aspirations and drivers in (forced) migration, migration and refugee governance, and diaspora politics with a geographical focus on the Middle East, North Africa...
178 Netherlands
Rose, Lena

Lena Rose

Dr Lena Rose is a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at Law Faculty at the University of Oxford. Her research areas are migration and refugee studies, legal anthropology, religion, and globalisation. Her current three-year interdisciplinary research project...
Drazanova, Lenka

Lenka Drazanova

I am a Postdoctoral researcher at the European University Institute´s Migration Policy Centre (MPC), where I work on the Observatory of Public Attitudes to Migration (OPAM) project. Before joining the EUI, I was a post-doctoral researcher with the Excellence Initiative at the Humboldt-Universität zu...
Blommaert, Lieselotte

Lieselotte Blommaert

My research deals with inequalities and processes of inclusion and exclusion in the labor market, with a focus on ethnic differences (differences according to migration background), sometimes in combination with gender and/or differences across socioeconomic groups. It is aimed at better understanding...
Salmonsson, Lisa

Lisa Salmonsson

Lisa was awarded a PhD in Sociology in 2014 from Uppsala University. Her research intrerest are primarily in sociology of work, labour maket integration, segregation, skilled migration and refugee studies, and professional boundary work. Lisa was also the chair of the Swedish migration research association...
187 Sweden
Izaguirre, Lorena

Lorena Izaguirre

I am a sociologist and I hold a Ph.D. degree in Political and Social Sciences from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain, Belgium). I have several years of teaching and research experience, through which I developed expertise in migration studies (South-South migration, return migration, migration...
Gabrielli, Lorenzo

Lorenzo Gabrielli

Lorenzo Gabrielli, Ph.D. cum laude in Political Science from LAM­Science Po Bordeaux, France (2011). is post-doctoral researcher at GRITIM-UPF, associate lecturer at Political Science Department at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and associate researcher at Centre Emile Durkheim­Sciences Po Bordeaux. He has...
189 Spain
Wong, Lorraine

Lorraine Wong

I am a (final year) PhD candidate at University College Dublin. My main research interests are migration, labour, and development economics. My job market paper considers the effect of unobservable characteristics in quantifying the labour-market differences between the asylum population and economic...
190 Ireland
Jirka, Ludek

Ludek Jirka

Luděk Jirka received Ph.D. att Faculty of Humanities at Charles University in Prague (Integral Study of Man – General Anthropology). He spent study stays at Bielefeld University in Germany and at University of California Los Angeles. He is faculty member at the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies...
192 Czech Republic
Vollmer, Maarja

Maarja Vollmer

Maarja Vollmer is a senior analyst in Civitta Estonia. She has studied Sociology and Social Work in the University of Tartu, Estonia, and holds a Master’s degree on International Migration and Ethnic Relations from Malmö University in Sweden. Maarja has worked with different migration and fundamental...
193 Estonia
Vink, Maarten

Maarten Vink

Maarten Vink is Professor of Political Sociology at the Department of Political Science, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He is Co-Director of the Maastricht Center for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) and is also a ROA Fellow at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour...
moraru, madalina Bianca

madalina Bianca moraru

Dr. Madalina Moraru is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Law Faculty of the Masaryk University, Brno where she has obtained a research grant for the project on Reforming European Administrative Governance in times of crisis: Common or disjunctive sector regulatory models (EUADMIN-GOV). She is also a Research...
195 Austria
Alloatti, Magali N.

Magali N. Alloatti

Magali N. Alloatti is postdoctoral fellow CAPES DAAD at Hamburg University since October 2019 and worked at the State Observatory for Migrations in Santa Catarina at the Laboratory for Gender and Family relations (UDESC) from 2017-2019. In 2017, was an International Guest Professor at the sociology...
Lorinc, Magdolna

Magdolna Lorinc

197 United Kingdom
Thor Tureby, Malin

Malin Thor Tureby

Malin Thor Tureby gained her PhD at Linnaeus University in 2005 (History). During the years 2005-2014 she worked as a senior lecture in history and oral history at Malmo university, where she became Docent in 2013 (History) and was promoted Associated Professor (History/Oral History) the same year. Since...
198 Sweden
Martiniello, Marco

Marco Martiniello

Marco MARTINIELLO (1960), BA in Sociology; PhD in Social and Political Science, European University Institute Florence (Italy) is Research Director at the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS). He teaches Sociology and Politics at the University of Liège. He also taught at the College...
Paradiso, Maria

Maria Paradiso

Full Professor of Economic and Political Geography University of Milan Statale ACADEMIA Europaea, Chair, Social Sciences Section Habilitated Full Professor (2012) Geographer, phd in Geopolitics University of Trieste and Paris-Sorbonne consortiated 1993; Master post MA 'Planning and Rear Estate' Polytechnic...
200 Italy


I hold a PhD in political science from the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in France (laboratory PRINTEMPS), under the supervision of Professor Patrick HASSENTEUFEL. I am also a temporary lecturer and a research assistant in political science at the University of Montpellier in France....
Sandberg, Marie

Marie Sandberg

Marie Sandberg is an ethnologist with a research focus on everyday life Europeanisation, European borders and migration practices. From 2019 she is the Director of the Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS) at University of Copenhagen. She is the PI of the research network Helping Hands: Research...
203 Denmark
Seeberg, Marie Louise

Marie Louise Seeberg

Marie Louise Seeberg, a social anthropologist based in Norway, has conducted migration research for nearly 25 years. Her most recent study investigates the impact of the Dublin Regulation on the onward migration of asylum seekers in Europe. Other research topics include meanings of home and homeland...
Basilien-Gainche, Marie-Laure

Marie-Laure Basilien-Gainche

Professor of law (EU law, HR Law, and Migration Law) at the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 and Honorarium Member of the Institut Universitaire de France, Marie-Laure Basilien-Gainche carries out researches that focus on evaluating the legitimacy of the political systems of the European Union and its Member...
Messmer, Marietta

Marietta Messmer

Marietta Messmer is Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). Her publications focus on the political and cultural relations between the U.S. and Latin America, Mexican and Central American migration to the U.S., violence in the U.S.-Mexican borderlands,...
Repetti, Marion Valérie

Marion Valérie Repetti

I did my PhD at the University of Lausanne about the political and social treatment of old age in Switzerland. I did a postdoctoral research on retirement migration and inequalities in Europe and the U.S.A. I am now professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Art Western Switzerland, department...
207 Switzerland
Jung, Mariska

Mariska Jung

'Post/colonial Europe and its Animal Other: On race, gender and species' - PhD research at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Interests: race, religion, secularism, gender, sexuality, animal ethics, human-animal categorizations, post- & decolonial theory, feminist & queer theory. Education: BA Philosophy,...
208 Belgium
Seidlová, Markéta

Markéta Seidlová

Markéta Seidlová is researcher in the field of migration and intercultural studies. Her work focuses on immigration and integration policies, integration of immigrants, immigrant insertion in the labour market and spatial distribution of immigrants. Most of her work is based on comparative analysis of...
209 Czech Republic
Ecker, Martha

Martha Ecker

Martha Ecker is currently working on her PhD thesis with the title "inclusion of refugees - opportunities and barriers for resilient development in Austrian regions" at the Centre for Regional Science, Department for Spatial Planning, TU Vienna University, where she also works as a university assistant....
212 Austria
Baldwin-Edwards, Martin

Martin Baldwin-Edwards

Former Director, Mediterranean Migration Observatory; External Expert, ICMPD; Expert and Expert Evaluator, DG Migration and H2020, European Commission.
Välimäki, Matti

Matti Välimäki

Areas of expertise - Finnish party and government politics concerning immigration & immigrants - Immigration: post-WWII evolution at the policy, judicial, and discursive levels in Finland and Western Europe - Populist political communication Research Doc. Diss.: Finnish parties and immigration...
Crul, Maurice

Maurice Crul

Maurice Crul is a distinguished professor of Sociology at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. He is a specialist on school and labour market careers of children of immigrants and refugees in Europe and the United States. He has coordinated the TIES project which was the first European comparative study...
217 Netherlands
Ambrosini, Maurizio

Maurizio Ambrosini

Maurizio Ambrosini, phd Born in Vercelli (Italy), the 7th October 1956. Current position: Full Professor of Sociology of Migrations, Faculty of Political, Economic and Social Sciences, University of Milan. Maurizio Ambrosini, PhD in Sociology (1989), researcher at the Catholic University of Milano...
218 Italy
Ormond, Meghann

Meghann Ormond

Meghann Ormond is Associate Professor in Cultural Geography at Wageningen University & Research in The Netherlands. She's deeply invested in and concerned with how differently-mobile people's roots, rights and vulnerabilities are recognised and included in the places they visit and in which they live....
220 Netherlands
Burnazoglu, Merve

Merve Burnazoglu

Merve Burnazoglu is a PhD candidate in Economics and lecturer in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the Utrecht University School of Economics. She works mainly on the philosophy and methodology of economics and applies it to migration and integration. She is also a Mercatus Center Adam Smith Fellow...
Tuncer, Merve

Merve Tuncer

Merve is a doctoral student in Sociology at School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences where she is a part of the research team Work, Family and Intimate Relations. She is also a part of the Newbreed doctoral program (a programme co-funded by the European Comission through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie...
Morillas, Miguel

Miguel Morillas

I am a PhD candidate in Business Administration appointed at the Center for Advanced Studies in Leadership (CASL). My dissertation qualitatively analyzes the emergence of inequality and difference in inclusive organizations. My research interests include: Organizational theory, diversity management,...
Essomba, Miquel Àngel

Miquel Àngel Essomba

Director of the Chair on Community Education. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
227 Spain
Kapetanovic, Miso

Miso Kapetanovic

International postdoctoral fellow at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of St. Gallen. I received a BA degree in philosophy and sociology from the University of Banja Luka (2008), a joint master's degree in global studies from the University of Vienna and University of Leipzig...
Sikder, Mohammad

Mohammad Sikder

Mohammad Jalal Uddin Sikder, BSS and MSS in Internatonal Relations (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh), MA in Development Studies (University of Leeds, UK) and PhD in Sociology (Monash University, Australia) serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). He also engages...
Golías, Montserrat

Montserrat Golías

Montserrat has a PhD in Sociology (2014), degree in Sociology (1999) and an Official Master’s Degree in International Migration, specialising in Migratory Policies and Intercultural Mediation (2009), awarded by the University of A Coruña. Is researcher in The International Migrations Sociology Group...
230 Spain
Sigona, Nando

Nando Sigona

Professor Nando Sigona is Chair of International Migration and Forced Displacement at the University of Birmingham, UK. Nando is a founding editor of the peer reviewed journal Migration Studies (Oxford University Press), and lead editor for Global Migration and Social Change book series at Bristol University...
Levy, Nathan

Nathan Levy

Nathan Levy is a PhD candidate at Erasmus University Rotterdam, studying research-policy dialogues on migration and migration-related diversity.
Ahmetasevic, Nidzara

Nidzara Ahmetasevic

Journalist and independent researcher from Bosnia and Herzegovina. since 2015, present at the so-called Balkan Route, from Greece to Slovenia. Since October 2015, until May 2019, coordinator for the Are You Syrious? Info Team, a self-organized group that provided daily information about and for the people...
Conkova, Nina

Nina Conkova

I am a social science researcher working at the nexus of human geography, demography and sociology. Main topics of interest include older migrants and their well-being, regional differences in ageing, social networks and support, and social solidarity. In the past I have looked at the case of Bulgarian...
237 Netherlands
Andersen, Nina Trige

Nina Trige Andersen

Nina Trige Andersen is a journalist and historian (MA from Roskilde University, Denmark) affiliated with the Society for Labour History (SFAH) in Denmark. She has published on migration, labour, labour organizing, and women’s work in academic journals, magazines and newspapers. She is the author of 'Labor...
Kholmatova, Nodira

Nodira Kholmatova

Nodira Kholmatova is a Doctoral Researcher in the Social and Political Sciences Department with a specialization in Sociology at European University Institute. She is interested in labor migration, gender, and migration governance studies. Her research area includes former Soviet Union countries and...
239 Italy
Salazar, Noel B.

Noel B. Salazar

Noel B. Salazar is a social and cultural anthropologist with expertise in border-crossing (im)mobilities. He has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Indonesia, Tanzania, Chile and Belgium. More information, including publications, is available at
Garcia Arjona, Noemi

Noemi Garcia Arjona

Lecturer at the University of Rennes 2 (France) Faculty of Sports Sciences
241 France
Wong, Norma

Norma Wong

I have earned my PhD from the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong in 2015 With the doctoral thesis "The Management Strategies of Advocacy-oriented Social Service Nonprofit Organisations in Hong Kong". Prior to this, I have a Masters in Public Policy from the University...
Tawodzera, Obert

Obert Tawodzera

Obert is a PhD student in the Department of Sociological Studies, The University of Sheffield. He completed his BA and MRes in Social Policy at the University of York UK. Obert's PhD focuses on the role of new technologies in mediating long distance aged care relationships between UK based migrants...
244 United Kingdom
G. El-Taliawi, Ola

Ola G. El-Taliawi

Ola G. El-Taliawi is a Postdoctoral Researcher and a Scholar Affiliate of the Columbia Center for Middle East Studies. She holds a PhD degree from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from the American University...
Prieto-Flores, Òscar

Òscar Prieto-Flores

Òscar Prieto-Flores is an associate professor at the University of Girona. Ph.D. in Sociology and was Visiting Scholar in 2006 of the Center for Migration and Development at Princeton University; the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University (2012) and the Center for...
Balkan, Osman

Osman Balkan

Osman Balkan is a Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Political Science at Swarthmore College. He received his B.A. from Reed College and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His research and teaching interests include the politics of migration and citizenship, transnationalism and diasporas,...
Wahlbeck, Östen

Östen Wahlbeck

Östen Wahlbeck holds a PhD in Ethnic Relations from the University of Warwick, UK (1997) and the Title of Docent in Sociology from the University of Tampere, Finland (2006) . He has worked as Professor of Sociology at the Åbo Akademi University, Finland, Professor of Human Rights and Multiculturalism...
Bilgili, Özge

Özge Bilgili

Dr. Özge Bilgili is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Utrecht University. She has been awarded as a Thomas J. Alexander fellow at the Education and Skills Department of the OECD and is currently working as an associated researcher for the Strength through Diversity...
Rojas Coppari, Pablo

Pablo Rojas Coppari

Migration Expert with an extensive practitioner and researcher experience spanning over ten years in academia, national and international civil society, government administration and intergovernmental organizations, specialized in migration & asylum policy and research, governance, international development...
Ruspini, Paolo

Paolo Ruspini

Paolo Ruspini (MA Pol. Sci., PhD, Milan) has been researching international and European migration and integration since 1997 with a comparative approach and by drawing on mixed methods. He is currently Associate Researcher at the Institute of Sociological Research (IRS), Geneva School of Social Science,...
Velásquez, Paolo

Paolo Velásquez

Ph.D candidate in Sociology, Umeå University.
Raghuram, Parvati

Parvati Raghuram

Parvati Raghuram is Professor in Geography and Migration at the Open University. She has published widely on retheorising migration of international students, skilled migrants and that of care-workers. She has primarily worked on India but is also currently involved in several projects on migration within...
253 United Kingdom
Saukkonen, Pasi Tapani

Pasi Tapani Saukkonen

Pasi Saukkonen is a political scientist working currently at the City of Helsinki Urban Facts. Previously he has been employed as Senior Researcher and as the Director of The Finnish Foundation for Cultural Policy Research (Cupore) and in different positions at the University of Helsinki. He holds an...
254 Finland
Nabuco Martuscelli, Patricia

Patricia Nabuco Martuscelli

I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. My research interests are child migration, children involved in armed conflicts, and migration and asylum policies. . I have a BA and an MA in International Relations at the University of Brasília (UnB), Brazil....
Gois, Pedro

Pedro Gois

Pedro Góis is a Professor in Sociology and Methodology at the Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra, and a Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies (CES). Undergraduate degree in Sociology, masters and PhD in Sociology. He is an expert in sociology of migration and quantitative methodologies....
Oiarzabal, Pedro J.

Pedro J. Oiarzabal

Pedro J. Oiarzabal was born and raised in Bilbao and has spent much of his life between the Basque Country, Ireland and the United States. He holds a PhD in Basque Studies-Political Science from the University of Nevada, Reno, a MPhil in Economics and Social Sciences from Queen's University of Belfast...
Sousa, Pedro Ponte e

Pedro Ponte e Sousa

Pedro Ponte e Sousa is a PhD candidate in Global Studies at the Department of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon (Portugal), since 2015. He is also researcher of the Portuguese Institute of International Relations (IPRI) since 2016. In his PhD thesis...
Scholten, Peter

Peter Scholten

Prof.dr. P.W.A. (Peter) Scholten is Professor in the Governance of Migration and Diversity at Erasmus University of Rotterdam. His research focuses on amongst others on the governance of migration and migration-related diversity, multi-level governance, comparative public policy, and the relationship...
Verhaeghe, Pieter-Paul

Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe

Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe is since October 2016 associated professor (docent) at the Department of Sociology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Belgium).
262 Belgium
Orhon, Prof. Dr. Nezih

Prof. Dr. Nezih Orhon

Professor of media, communications and film. Teaching peace journalism, cultural diversity and communication, crisis and conflict reporting, communicating sustainable development goals. Focusing on media coverage of refugees and vulnerable groups.
Arif, Rabia

Rabia Arif

A PhD. Candidate at Lahore School of Economics and have been a part of their faculty since 2008, in the department of Economics. My research interests lie in the areas of migration, trade, women empowerment, gender disparities in schooling outcomes and factors affecting child’s health.
Rosen, Rachel

Rachel Rosen

My work is located at the intersections of sociology of childhood and materialist feminist thought, with a focus on unequal childhoods, migration and stratified social reproduction. It contributes to key debates about the politics of children and childhood; changing adult-child relations in the context...
266 United Kingdom
Puggioni, Raffaela

Raffaela Puggioni

I hold a Laurea [BSc and MA equiv.] in Political Science from the University of Sassari (Italy), an MA and a PhD in International Relations from the University of Kent (UK). My research expertise cuts across the field of International Relations Theory, Migration Studies, Citizenship Studies and Critical...
Wickes, Rebecca

Rebecca Wickes

Rebecca Wickes is the Director of the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre. She is an Associate Professor and Head of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University. Her research focusses on demographic changes in urban communities and their influence on social cohesion and the concentration...
Sohst, Rhea Ravenna

Rhea Ravenna Sohst

Ravenna Sohst's research focuses on immigrant integration, social mobility and income dynamics. She is a doctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg/LISER and has previously worked with the OECD's International Migration Division and the IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC).
270 France
Pozzo, Riccardo

Riccardo Pozzo

Riccardo Pozzo received his MA at the University of Milano in 1983, his PhD at the University of Saarland in 1988 and his habilitation at the University of Trier in 1995. after a professorship at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, he has been Chair of the History of Philosophy at the...
Penninx, Rinus

Rinus Penninx

Rinus Penninx Emeritus Professor of the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam, E-mail: Private: Voorwillense weg 135, 2806 ZG Gouda, The Netherlands. Tel. 0031-182-522813 E-mail: Biographical Summary Rinus Penninx...
Carvalho, Rui

Rui Carvalho

I am a doctoral candidate in Sociology at Brown University. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Geography and Regional Planning from the New University of Lisbon and a Master's of Arts degree in Sociology from Brown University. My research interests lie in the intersection of international migration,...
King-Savic, Sandra

Sandra King-Savic

Sandra King-Savic is an international post-doctoral researcher and the executive director at the Center for Governance and Culture in Europe (GCE) at the University of St. Gallen. She received her Ph.D. in Organization and Culture (DOC) at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in February 2019. King-Savić...
Bonfanti, Sara

Sara Bonfanti

Dr Bonfanti is a social anthropologist, specialized in gender studies, with expertise on South Asian diasporas. She was awarded a PhD in Anthropology of Migrations for her multisite ethnography conducted between Italy and India, analyzing generational change among Punjabi transnational families. Keen...
279 Italy
Forcella, Sara

Sara Forcella

I am an Arabist, a cultural mediator, and a cultural and educational operator. Graduated with a Master in Arabic Language and literature, I have worked with refugees and asylum seekers as a cultural mediator and Italian language teacher since 2012. I have dealt with cultural mediation in different contexts,...
Dr. Krannich, Sascha

Sascha Dr. Krannich

2011-2016 Ph.D. Researcher Münster University (Germany), 2010 Research Stay Universidad Guadalajara (Mexico), 2011/12 Research Stay Princeton University (USA), 2013 Research Stay UCLA (USA), 2016-2018 Postdoc Researcher FoKoS Siegen University (Germany), 2017 Guest Researcher Universidad Javeriana...
282 Germany
Bonjour, Saskia

Saskia Bonjour

Saskia Bonjour is senior lecturer in political science. She teaches mostly in the field of gender & politics and intersectionality. Her research focuses on the politics of migration and citizenship in the Netherlands and in Europe. She is especially interested in family migration, civic integration,...
Mosawi, Sayed Mahdi

Sayed Mahdi Mosawi

Sayed Mahdi Mosawi is a research fellow at Kulturwissenschaftliche Institut Essen (KWI) / Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities. His work draws on forced migration, refugees, and gender issues. In his current project, Mosawi deals with the notions of masculinities among male immigrants living...
Colucci, Simona

Simona Colucci

Simona Colucci is a PhD Student in Regional Planning and Public Policy in her second year at IUAV University of Venice. She graduated in Urban Planning and Policy Design from Politecnico di Milano in 2014. Since 2010 she has been working as a consultant on urban regeneration projects and participation...
289 Italy
Chabane, Sonia

Sonia Chabane

As a graduate student in Governance of International Relations at Sciences Po Toulouse, in France, Sonia foresees to pursue a Ph.D. in migration and refugee studies. During a one-year exchange at Yeditepe University, Sonia has conducted research in Istanbul and Gaziantep as part of both her undergraduate...
Henderson, Sophie

Sophie Henderson

Sophie is a final-year PhD Candidate and Doctoral Fellow at the University of Auckland, Faculty of Law. Her doctoral research examines the legal protection of women migrant domestic workers in the Philippines and Sri Lanka. Her main research interests include international labour migration, gender and...
Majdoub, Soumaya

Soumaya Majdoub

Soumaya Majdoub's doctoral research project is about migration and Malthusian thinking. This research project fits in the broader interdisciplinary research project ‘Cities & Newcomers’ at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). The focus of this project lies on the relationship between perceived population...
294 Belgium
Manser-Egli, Stefan

Stefan Manser-Egli

Stefan Manser-Egli is a doctoral researcher and teaching assistant at the Maison d’analyse des processus sociaux (MAPS) at the University of Neuchâtel. His fields of research include a critical approach to the concept of immigrant integration, international responsibility-sharing in refugee protection...
296 Switzerland
Melde, Susanne

Susanne Melde

Dr. Susanne Melde is a Senior Analyst at the Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Berlin, Germany. Her main areas of work are migration governance and knowledge management of understanding migration data. Ms. Melde has 12 years of...
Münch, Sybille

Sybille Münch

Prof. Dr Sybille Münch is Professor for Theory of Public Policy at the Center for the Study of Democracy at Leuphana University in Lüneburg. Her research focuses on interpretive approaches to policy analysis as well as urban and migration research.
Scharrer, Tabea

Tabea Scharrer

Tabea Scharrer works at the Department 'Integration and Conflict' at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (Halle, Germany). She does research in Migration Studies, Urban Anthropology, and Social Anthropology. Her current projects deal with return migration of Somali forced migrants from Europe...
Khan, Themrise

Themrise Khan

Themrise N Khan is an Independent development professional with over 20 years of experience in international development, social policy (developing countries) and global migration. She has worked with several bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies, and including, but not limited to; DFID UK, Global Affairs...
Sparreboom, Theo

Theo Sparreboom

Mr Theo Sparreboom took up the position of Labour Migration Specialist in the ILO’s Decent Work Team for Eastern and Southern Africa based in Pretoria in March 2019. Prior to joining the team in Pretoria, Mr Sparreboom worked for the Labour Migration Branch, the Statistics Department and the Economic...
301 Switzerland
Huddleston, Thomas

Thomas Huddleston

Thomas is Research Director at Migration Policy Group. He chairs the European policy network on migrant education (SIRIUS) and migration meetings of the EU NGO Platform on EU Asylum & Migration. He is the coordinator of the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX), EU Integration Website and Transatlantic...
Magazzini, Tina

Tina Magazzini

Postdoctoral Research Associate at the European University's Institute Robert Schuman Centre. Research interests include human rights, migration and integration policies, inequalities, identity politics and cultural diversity.
Weidinger, Tobias

Tobias Weidinger

Since 2016, I am working as Scientific Assistant at the Chair of Cultural Geography and Development Research at the Institute of Geography of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, where I am focusing on the topics immigration to rural areas, rural tourism and regional development. Before...
304 Germany
Sakman, Tolga

Tolga Sakman

Tolga Sakman started his studies on Diaspora (especially Turkish Diaspora) during his Master's Degree and made several publications on the subject. He has also studies and published on migration and the security of migration. Having worked at a think tank and university, Sakman continues his doctoral...
Liodden, Tone Maia

Tone Maia Liodden

PhD from the University of Oslo in sociology.
306 Norway


Dr. Tugba Aydin Halisoglu is Assistant Professor at Artvin Coruh University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. She obtained her BA and MA degrees in Public Administration at Akdeniz University and PhD in Political Theory at Luiss Guido Carli University. Her academic interests...
Hamann, Ulrike

Ulrike Hamann

2009 Magister in Cultural Studies/European Ethnology (Humboldt University, Berlin) 2009 - 2014 PhD in Political Sciences/Postcolonial Studies (Goethe University, Frankfurt Main) 2014 -2015 Postdoctoral researcher at Heine University, Duesseldorf since 2016 Postdoctoral Researcher at the Berlin Institute...
308 Germany
Grotti, Vanessa

Vanessa Grotti

I am Part-time Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the EUI, where I am director of the EU BORDER CARE project, funded by an ERC Starting Grant. I am co-leader (with Marc Brightman, UCL, and Naor Ben-Yehoyada, Columbia University) of a small project on unidentified migrant death...
311 Italy
Hughes, Vanessa

Vanessa Hughes

PhD candidate in Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London, researching young undocumented migrants in London. Interested in migration, citizenship, belonging, race and racism, immigration status, connecting migration with colonial histories and collaborative and participatory methods and methodologies....
312 United Kingdom
Wisthaler, Verena

Verena Wisthaler

Verena Wisthaler is a senior researcher at EURAC Research, Italy. Previously she was a post-doc researcher at the University of Neuchâtel, within the SNSF project NCCR on the move – the migration-mobility nexus, and external lecturer at the University of Vienna. She holds a PhD in Political Science...
313 Italy
Marconi, Veronica

Veronica Marconi

I am a PhD candidate in Applied Anthropology at Oregon State University (USA). Born and bred in Italy, I obtained my BA degree in Socio-cultural Anthropology at the University of Siena, and Master's in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology from Leiden University (The Netherlands). Indonesia...
Reitter, Victoria

Victoria Reitter

Victoria Reitter is a research associate and PhD fellow at the Department of Sociology at the University of Salzburg. She completed her master studies at the Vienna University of Economics as well as the Högskolan i Halmstad in Sweden and her bachelor and master studies at the Institute of Cultural...
315 Austria
Lopes Andrade, Vitor

Vitor Lopes Andrade

Vítor Lopes Andrade is a doctoral researcher in Social Anthropology in the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex. He holds a Master’s in Social Anthropology (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil) and an undergraduate degree in International Relations (São Paulo State University, Brazil)....
316 United Kingdom
Vysotskaya, Volha

Volha Vysotskaya

Volha Vysotskaya is a research associate at the University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences and specialises in the field of Social Change, Population Dynamics, and the Life Course. Her interests lie in research on transition, life course, mobility and migration. She is...
317 Luxembourg
Sievers, Wiebke

Wiebke Sievers

Since 2013 Habilitation Project, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany 2004 PhD in Translation Studies, University of Warwick, UK 1995 First Degree in Literary Translation, University of Düsseldorf, Germany
319 Austria
Khoudja, Yassine

Yassine Khoudja

Yassine Khoudja conducted his PhD-project on women's labor market participation across ethnic groups in different national contexts at the European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations (ERCOMER) at Utrecht University and the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology...
Hellgren, Zenia Agnes

Zenia Agnes Hellgren

Zenia Hellgren is doctor of sociology and currently Marie Curie Research Fellow at GRITIM-UPF. Her research project REPCAT (The Role of the Ethnic Majority in Integration Processes: Attitudes and Practices towards Immigrants in Catalan Institutions) examines diversity management in Catalan public institutions,...
321 Spain
Kasli, Zeynep

Zeynep Kasli

Expertise in political sociology, socio-legal studies, migration and citizenship with strong skills in qualitative methods and experience in quantitative research. Holds PhD in the Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies Program and Graduate Certificate in Law and Society Studies at the University...
322 Netherlands
El-Hairan, Zouhair

Zouhair El-Hairan

Zouhair El-Hairan attained a Bachelor's Degree in Media and Communication from Pompeu Fabra University. He also obtained a Master's Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Barcelona and a Master's Degree in 'Politics/Current Democracies: Nationalism & Multiculturalism' at Pompeu Fabra...
323 Spain