Regions and cities worldwide are increasingly engaging in immigrant integration policy making, challenging or complementing central and federal governments’ policies, and turning immigrants into citizens, writes Verena Wisthaler
Researcher, Institute for Minority Rights, EURAC, and External Lecturer at the University of Innsbruck
Verena gained her PhD in Political Science from the University of Leicester in 2016. During her PhD she was visiting researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, the University of Corte and the University of Edinburgh. Prior to her current role, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Neuchâtel, in the SNSF project 'NCCR On The Move – The Migration-Mobility Nexus'.
Verena's research focuses on migration governance at the regional and local level.
She has published in many journals, among them JEMS, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Regional and Federal Studies, Regional Studies, and Politika.
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