Dr Valentina Mazzucato (V.)

Valentina Mazzucato is Professor of Globalisation & Development and she directs the research programme on Globalisation, Transnationalism and Development.

Her expertise is on migration studied from a transnational perspective. In particular she studies the effects of migration between Africa and Europe on migrants and their families and communities back home. Mazzucato has led 5 international, multi-year projects on transnational migration between Africa and Europe in which she collaborates with European and African universities.

She is Executive Board member of the Maastricht Center for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE). She is on the Steering Committee of NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development and a panel member of the ERC Advanced Grants.

Prof. Mazzucato received a prestigious ERC Consolidator grant for the project Mobility Trajectories of Young Lives: Transnational Youth in Global South and North (MO-TRAYL) which will run from 2017-2022.