Asya Pisarevskaya is an Assistant Professor 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”. She is a lecturer and thesis supervisor in an international Master Programme "Governance of Migration and Diveristy". In the past she was a project manager of the international Horizon 2020-funded project “CrossMigration” which resuted in creation of a global online library of migration research www.migrationresearch.com. During this project she explored how migration studies have developed over time as a scientific field.
Her wider research interests lie in the realm of comparative migration and diversity studies, integration policies and labour market participation of refugees.
Dr. Pisarevskaya has obtained her PhD in Sociology and Methodology of Social Research at the University of Milan and the University of Turin (Italy). Her dissertation explored the role of policies in labour market integration of humanitarian migrants through a comparative study of seven European countries in the period of 1990-2008.