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Refugees and Migration

Below you can find a selection of some of our researchers with expertise in the field of refugees and migration.

For specific questions or to get in touch with a researcher not listed on this page, please call the UvA Press Office on +31 (0)20 525 2695 or send an email to press@uva.nl.

Bonjour, Saskia, Challenges to Democratic Representation
Credits: Dirk Gillissen

Migration and integration 

Dr Saskia Bonjour carries out research on politics and policy-making in the fields of migration, assimilation and citizenship.

E: S.A.Bonjour@uva.nl
T: +316 1554 9306

Dr. S.A. (Saskia) Bonjour

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Challenges to Democratic Representation

Zieck Marjoleine
Credits: Jeroen Oerlemans

Refugee resettlement

Marjoleine Zieck is a professor of International Refugee Law. Her research focuses in particular on the UNHCR and on the resettlement of refugees.

Prof. dr. M.Y.A. (Marjoleine) Zieck

Faculty of Law

Public International Law

Integration policies

Dr Tamar de Waal is an assistant professor working in general legal theory. She specialises in integration policies (in EU Member States), multi-level citizenship, and integration requirements and citizenship education.

Dr T.M. (Tamar) de Waal

Faculty of Law

Dep. Jurisprudence

Humanitarian responses

Dr Polly Pallister-Wilkins is an associate professor of International Relations and Conflict Resolution and Governance. She conducts research into humanitarian responses to migration and refugee movements.

Dr. P.E. (Polly) Pallister-Wilkins

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance

International migration policy

Dr Evelyn Ersanilli is a senior researcher in Political Science. She studies citizenship, international migration governance and policies on low-skilled migrant workers.

Dr. E.F. (Evelyn) Ersanilli

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Transnational Configurations, Conflict and Governance