Daniel Naujoks is a social and political scientist, who focuses primarily on issues related to international migration, development, citizenship and transnational studies. In addition to teaching at the Milano School’s Graduate Program in International Affairs, Daniel is teaches at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University and serves as the Research Coordinator for the Organization for Diaspora Initiatives (ODI), New Delhi.
He has published widely on the effects of migration on social, economic and political development, ethnic identity and the role and genesis of public policies. His book Migration, Citizenship, and Development. Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States (2013, Oxford University Press) examines how country-of-origin citizenship affects migrants activities and attitudes, such as naturalization, remittances, investment, philanthropy, return migration, political lobbying, and transnational belonging (www.migration-citizenship-development.com).
Daniel is regularly involved in policy advisory work on development, migration, and population affairs at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), EC-UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), the UN Population Division, the International Organization for Migration, UNICEF and the International Labour Organization (ILO). The regional focus of his academic is South Asia, the U.S. and Europe. However, he has conducted analysis and led projects in South America, North and West Africa, as well as in South-East Asia.
Daniel holds a Ph.D. in political science and political economy from the University of Münster and a law degree from Humboldt University in Berlin. For more information, see www.danielnaujoks.com
international migration and development, homeland-diaspora relations, international development, international relations, political economy, transnational studies, gender, the economic impact of migration, citizenship theory
Mobility and Forced Migration