Melissa Siegel appointed Professor of Migration Studies and MACIMIDE Co-Director

siegelDr. Melissa Siegel has been appointed Professor of Migration Studies at Maastricht University from August 2016. She has also been appointed Co-Director of the Maastricht Center for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) from 1 September 2016. She joins professors Gerard-Rene de Groot and Maarten Vink as MACIMIDE Co-Director.

Dr. Siegel is Head of Migration Studies at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and a Senior Researcher and Migration and Development research theme leader for UNU-MERIT, where she manages several migration research projects and coordinates the Migration Studies Specialization and the Migration Management Diploma Program.

The Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE) is the interdisciplinary research platform of Maastricht University that brings together scholars working in the fields of migration, mobility, citizenship, development and family life. MACIMIDE combines various research lines across different Faculties of Maastricht University in order to contribute to a better understanding of the dynamics and consequences of transnational migration and mobility in a European and global context.

The MACIMIDE Executive Board congratulates Dr. Siegel on both appointments.

See here for more information about Melissa Siegel’s research and activities.