Migration seminar by Katie Kuschminder

A new migration seminar offered jointly by MGSoG/UNU-MERIT in collaboration with MACIMIDE, will take place Wednesday, October 10.

In this seminar, Dr. Katie Kuschminder (MGSoG/UNU-MERIT) will present. The seminar will be held from 12:00-13:00 in room 0.16/0.17 of the UNU-MERIT building at Boschstraat 24. A sandwich lunch will be provided.

About the speaker 

Dr. Katie Kuschminder is an Assistant Professor at Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and UNU-MERIT. She has recently completed a NWO Rubicon scholarship as a Research Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute. Her project at the EUI is a comparative analysis of Eritrean and Nigerian migrants decision making factors in Italy. 

Katie has been working in research for the past ten years and has worked on or managed migration projects for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection Irregular Migration Research Group, German Development Cooperation, IOM, and UNHCR. In previous years, Katie has taught in the MSc in Public Policy and Human Development, the Migration Management Diploma Programme, Migration Studies at the University College Maastricht, and in the Evidence-Based Policy Research Programme. Katie’s main research interests are in the areas of migration and development, return and reintegration, and irregular and transit migration