International Advisory Board
Professor Floya Anthias, professor of sociology and social justice at Roehamton University, London. School of Business and Social Science. Professor Anthias'research interests and publications are primarily in the following areas: social theory, social divisions and identities, social stratification and social hierarchy, migration, labour markets, gender inequalities, race and racisms, ethnicity and nationalism, Cyprus and Cypriots of the diaspora, transnationalism and globality, intersectionality, belonging and identity, multiculturalism and debates with feminism, social ties, integration and social cohesion.
Professor Ursula Apitzch, professor of political science and sociology at J.W. Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main and member of the Board of Directors of the Frankfurt Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies CGC. She is research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute of Social Research. She has published broadly in the fields of migration, culture, and biographical analysis with special regard to gender and citizenship. Among her publications are: Migration und Traditionsbildung (Westdeutscher Verlag, 1999); Biographical analysis and professional practice (co-ed., The Policy Press, 2004); Migration, Biographie und Geschlechterverhältnisse (ed., 2003); ‘Self employment, Gender and Migration,’ Special Issue of the International Review of Sociology (co-ed., Taylor & Francis, Vol 13, No.1, 2003).
Professor Thomas Boje, professor in social science (welfare state and labour market) at the Department of Social Sciences, Roskilde University, Denmark. He is Director for CINEFOGO - The Network on Civil Society and New Forms of Governance in Europe – the Making of European Citizenship. During recent years he has been guest professor at Karl-Franzen University, Department of Sociology, Graz, Austria, 2000, at Linköping University, Campus Norrköping, Theme ‘Culture and Work' 2003, and most recently at London School of Economics and Political Science, Centre for Civil Society, Department of Social Policy one term in 2006 followed by shorter stay in 2007 and 2008. His most recent publications are (2007), 'Civilsamfund, Medborgerskab og Social Kapital' in Andersen, H., & Kaspersen, L. B. (eds.). Klassisk og Moderne Samfundsteori (4 ed.); 'Welfare and Work: The gendered organisation of work and care in different European Countries. European review, 15(3); (2006) Boje, T. P., Friberg, T., & Ibsen, B. (2006). Den Frivillige Sektor i Danmark: - omfang og betydning. København: Socialforskningsinstituttet.
Professor Grete Brochman, professor of sociology at the University of Oslo. She has published several books and articles on International migration; sending and receiving country perspectives, EU policies, welfare state dilemmas as well as historical studies on immigration. She has also been involved in a number of International research projects and evaluations. She has been lecturing internationally for many years, and has served as a visiting scholar in Bruxelles (Louvain la neuve), at the University of Berkeley, California, and at Boston College, Boston. In 2002 she held a visiting professorship in honour of Willy Brandt in Malmo, Sweden.
Professor Stephen Castles, professor of Migration and Refugee Studies, and Director of the International Migration Institute (IMI), at the University of Oxford. He is a sociologist and political economist, and currently works on global issues, migration and development, and migration in Africa. From 2001-2006, he was Director of the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University. He has carried out research on migration and multicultural societies in Europe, Australia and Asia for many years. From 1986 to 2000 he was Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Multicultural Studies (1986-96) and then Director of the Centre for Asia Pacific Social Transformation Studies, at the University of Wollongong, Australia. From 1994 to 2001, Castles helped establish and coordinate the UNESCO-MOST Asia Pacific Migration Research Network. He has been an advisor to the Australian and British Governments, and has worked for the ILO, the IOM, the European Union and other international bodies. Recent books include: The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World (Fourth Edition, with Mark Miller, Basingstoke, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009); Migration, Citizenship and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma (with Carl-Ulrik Schierup and Peo Hansen, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006); and Migration and Development: Perspectives from the South (edited with Raúl Delgado Wise, Geneva: International Organization for Migration, 2008).
Professor Ronaldo Munck, professor of Sociology and Theme Leader for internationalisation and interculturalism at Dublin City University.
He has taught in Belfast, Liverpool, Cape Town and Durban. He has recently authored a trilogy on globalisation: Globalisation and Labour: The new ‘Great Transformation’ (Zed Books, 2002); Globalization and Social Exclusion: A Transformationalist Perspective (Kumarian Press, 2005) and Globalization and Contestation: The New Great Counter-Movement (Routledge, 2007). He is currently working on globalisation and migration in Ireland and edits the journal Translocations.
Professor Jan Rath, professor of Urban Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam, Director of the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES), Track Coordinator of the Master Programme on Migration & Ethnic Studies (at UvA's International School for the Humanities and Social Sciences). He is, moreover, involved in the IMISCOE Network of Excellence, sponsored by the European Commission. He was the founding and managing editor of the Dutch quarterly journal Migrantenstudies (until 2002),was editor of the Netherlands' Journal of Social Sciences, and is currently editor of the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, advisory editor of the International Migration Review (IMR), associate editor of the Journal of International Migration and Integration (JIMI), and editor of the Solidarity and Identity Series of the Amsterdam University Press.
Professor Gülay Toksöz, professor of Labour Economics at Ankara University, Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 2004-2008. Director of the Women's Studies Department in Ankara University, 2008-2009. Research Associate at Five Colleges Womes's Studies Research Center, Massachusetts, USA. Author of several books on gender and trade unions, migration and informal employment. Among her recent publications are "Women's Employment Situation in Turkey" (ILO, 2007) and Irregular Migration, Informal Labour and Community: A Challenge for Europe (co-ed, Shaker Publishing, 2007).
Professor Loïc Wacquant, professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Researcher at the Centre de sociologie européenne, Paris. A MacArthur Foundation Fellow and recipient of the 2008 Lewis Coser Prize of the American Sociological Association, he is the author of over one hundred scholarly articles and his books have been translated in a dozen languages. His interests span urban marginality, embodiment, the penal state, ethnoracial domination, and social theory. His recent books include Body and Soul: Notebooks of An Apprentice Boxer (2004), The Mystery of Ministry: Pierre Bourdieu and Democratic Politics (2005), Das Janusgesicht des Ghettos (2006), Urban Outcasts: A Comparative Sociology of Advanced Marginality (2008), and Punishing the Poor: The New Government of Social Insecurity (2009). For more information see: http://sociology.berkeley.edu/faculty/wacquant/
Raúl Delgado Wise is Director of the Doctoral Program in Development Studies at the University of Zacatecas (Mexico), President of the International Migration and Development Network, and co-Chair of the Critical Development Studies Network. He is author/editor of 20 books and more than 150 essays, including book chapters and refereed articles. Dr. Delgado has been guest lecturer in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean, Europe, Africa and Asia. He received the annual prize for economics research “Maestro Jesús Silva Herzog” in 1993, and is a member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences, the National System of Researchers, and of several scholarly associations in Canada, the United States, Latin America and Europe. He is editor of the Journal Migración y Desarrollo, member of the editorial committee of several academic journals in the US, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Mexico, and editor of the book series “Development and Migration” for Miguel Angel Porrúa.
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