Professor of Urban Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), researcher at the Center for Urban Studies and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) in the same university. He is also the President of UvA’s University Forum, that aims to facilitate intellectual debate about the UvA, its values and strategies, and its future. Furthermore, he is Research Fellow at the Migration Research Center (MiReKoc) at Koç University, Istanbul.
He is, moreover, the European Chair of International Metropolis, an associate of the World Economic Forum, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS) within the University of Oxford. He has been an advisor of a wide array of local, national and supranational governmental organizations and civic society institutions, including the European Commission, the OECD, and the United Nations (notably the IOM, UNHCR, UNCTAD, and the Population Division).
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