Katie Kuschminder is an Assistant Professor at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and the United Nations University–MERIT in Maastricht. She completed a Rubicon Fellowship funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research at the Global Governance Program of the European University Institute. Her research focuses on irregular migration, return migration, and migration and development.
Dr. Kuschminder holds a PhD from Maastricht University. She is the author of Reintegration Strategies: Conceptualizing How Return Migrant Reintegrate (Springer, 2017). Her work has appeared in the Journal of Refugee Studies, International Migration, and Migration Studies, among other academic journals, and in popular media outlets.