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Margit Fauser is professor in Sociology, Transnationalization, Migration and Work. She holds a PhD (with distinction, 2009) from Bielefeld University and was awarded the venia legendi (habilitation) in Sociology from that university in 2020. She was professor of Migration at Darmstadt Hochschule University of Applied Sciences and has joined Ruhr-University Bochum in 2022. Here, she co-directs the master program in Management and Regulation of Work, Economy and Organisation. Her research areas are migration and border studies, citizenship studies, transnationalization, work, and social inequalities. She coordinator of the Research Network 35 “Sociology of Migration” within the European Sociological Association and member of the advisory board of the journal Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationals (REMI). She was a visiting scholar at the CIDOB in Barcelona and the Instituto Ortega y Gasset in Madrid, Augustana College in the US and at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Durham University, and has taught students in Saint Petersburg, Istanbul and Madrid, in addition to several German universities. She has written and edited nine books, including the introductory monograph Transnational Migration that has been translated into several languages (Polity Press 2013, English original, German, Swedish and Korean translations) and her articles have appeared in numerous prestigious international peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Population, Space and Place and the Journal of Borderlands Studies.
Sociology / Transnationalization, Migration and Work
Faculty of Social Science | Section Sociology
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