Dr Franck Düvell

COMPAS/University of Oxford, UK

Franck Düvell, PhD, social scientist; since 2006, he is a Senior Researcher at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford. Previously, he was contract senior researcher at the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) (2009-12), lecturer in sociology, political science and Geography at the University of Bremen, Germany (2004-8), Jean Monnet Fellow at Robert-Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (Florence) (2003-4) and research fellow at the University of Exeter (1998-2003). He is member of the British-Turkish High-Level Forum, convener of the Turkish Migration Studies (TurkMiS) network (Oxford), the IMISCOE network and the executive committee of the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM, Brussels). His research focuses on European and international migration and specifically on irregular and mixed migration, and on European and international migration politics and borders. His recent projects concentrate on transit migration in Ukraine and Turkey, immigration law enforcement in the UK and migration aspirations in various sending countries. He has published several books and many book chapters and articles, such as ‘Transit Migration’ (AUP 2014), ‘Internationale und europäische Migration’ (Lit 2006), ‘Illegal Immigration in Europe’ (Palgrave 2006), and ‘Migration. Boundaries of equality and justice’ (Polity 2003, with Bill Jordan).

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