SCHOLTEN, PETER

Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Professor in Public Administration specialized in the Dynamics of Migration and Diversity Policies, at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. His research focuses, among others, on the governance of migration and migration-related diversity, multi-level governance, comparative public policy, and the relationship between knowledge and power in the field of migration. Peter is the Director of IMISCOE, Europe’s largest academic research network on migration, integration and social cohesion. Furthermore, he is the Editor-in-chief of the Journal Comparative Migration Studies (CMS) and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. Moreover, he is the Coordinator of the Master in Governance of Migration and Diversity (a cooperation of Leiden University, Delft University, and Erasmus University Rotterdam), Coordinator of the Erasmus Migration & Diversity Institute (EMDI), and External Collaborator at the Migration Policy Centre in EUI Florence.

Themes related to current research:

  • The Development of Migration Studies; beyond Eurocentricism
  • The Mainstreaming of Migration and Integration Governance
  • Research-policy Dialogues on Migration and Asylum

For more information about his research activities and publications see here.