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Welcome to my homepage. On this site you find more information on my research, publications and teaching. My work focuses on themes of intercultural governance, comparative public policy, and the relationship between knowledge and power.

I’m associate director of IMISCOE, Europe’s largest academic research network on migration, integration and social cohesion. Also, I’m editor-in-chief of the journal Comparative Migration Studies (CMS). 

I’m currently coordinating several international research projects:

IMAGINATION, Urban Implications and Local Governance of CEE Migration (JPI-Urban Europe).

DIAMINT, Science-Society Dialogues on Migrant Integration in Europe (VolkswagenStiftung).

UPSTREAM, Developing Effective Strategies for the Mainstreaming of Integration Governance (European Integration Fund). 

Beyond National Models of Integration? Agenda Dynamics and the Multi-Level Governance of Migrant Integration (VENI scholarship from NWO, see link

I’m also involved as project partner in several other international projects: MECLEP, PROSINT, AMICALL, IMPACIM and UniteEurope (FP7).