Peter Scholten is Associate Professor Public Policy & Politics at Erasmus University Rotterdam (www.peterscholten.eu). Peter is coordinator of the interdepartmental research cluster on the Governance of Migration and Integration.
His research focuses on issues of intercultural governance, multi-level governance and knowledge & public policy. Also, Peter is editor in chief of the journal Comparative Migration Studies (www.comparativemigrationstudies.org).
With a VENI scholarship from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Peter works on a project on the multi-level governance of migrant integration in France, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, Peter is coordinator of the following international research projects (led by EUR):
- IMAGINATION, Urban Implications and Local Governance of CEE Migration in Europe (www.project-imagination.eu)
- DIAMINT, Science-Society Dialogues on Migrant Integration in Europe (www.diamint.eu).
- UPSTREAM, Developing Effective Strategies for Mainstreaming Integration Governance (www.projectupstream.com).
Peter is also partner in various international research projects coordinated by other universities, including AMICALL and IMPACIM (COMPAS Oxford), PROSINT (ICMPD) and FP7 project UniteEurope (INSET, www.uniteeurope.org).
Recently, Peter also completed a project on the Local Politics of Attention for the NWO program on Contested Democracy. In addition, Peter is fellow of the Montesquieu Institute and member of the board of the Center for History of Migrants and associate researcher at the Center for Migration Policy and Society (COMPAS), at Oxford University. Peter is also coordinator of the IMISCOE research cluster on ‘Research-policy dialogues on migration and integration in Europe (link), member of the Immigration Research Group of the Council for European Studies (CES) and senior-member of the Netherlands Institute for Government (NIG).
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