Peter Scholten is Associate Professor Public Policy & Politics at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. He is coordinator of the Erasmus research cluster on the Governance of Migration and Integration and founding editor of the journal Comparative Migration Studies Starting from 2014, Peter will also be associate director of IMISCOE. Europe’s leading academic research network on migration, integration and social cohesion. His research, publications and teaching focus on issues of governance in multicultural societies. He is currently involved in projects on the multi-level governance of migrant integration (for which he received a VENI scholarship from the Dutch Science Foundation), on the local governance of migration from CEE countries, on research-policy dialogues on migrant integration and on the mainstreaming of integration governance.