Director of the Migration Policy Centre and holds the Chair in Migration Studies. Prior to joining EUI he was a Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield, UK. For the period 2014-19 he has been awarded an Advanced Investigator Grant by the European Research Council for a project on the drivers of global migration governance: Prospects for International Migration Governance (MIGPROSP). Recent publications include The Politics of Migration and Immigration in Europe (London: Sage, co-authored with Peter Scholten); In the shadow of fortress Europe? Impacts of European migration governance on Slovenia, Croatia and Macedonia, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (2015 co-authored with Andrew Taylor); Those Who Knock on Europe’s Door Must Repent? Bilateral Border Disputes and EU Enlargement, Political Studies (2015 with Andrew Taylor); The EU and South East Europe: The Dynamics of Europeanisation and Multi-Level Governance (Routledge, with Andrew Taylor and Charles Lees).
Theme related to current research:
- Inter and Intra-regional Comparison of Migration Governance with a Focus on Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America and South America.
For more information about his research activities and publications see here.