P.W.A. (Peter) Scholten

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Peter Scholten is Associate Professor Public Policy & Politics at Erasmus University Rotterdam (www.peterscholten.eu). Peter is coordinator of the interdepartmental research cluster on the Governance of Migration and Integration.

His research focuses on issues of intercultural governance, multi-level governance and knowledge & public policy. Also, Peter is editor in chief of the journal Comparative Migration Studies (www.comparativemigrationstudies.org).

With a VENI scholarship from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Peter works on a project on the multi-level governance of migrant integration in France, the Netherlands and the UK. In addition, Peter is coordinator of the following international research projects (led by EUR):

- IMAGINATION, Urban Implications and Local Governance of CEE Migration in Europe (www.project-imagination.eu)
- DIAMINT, Science-Society Dialogues on Migrant Integration in Europe (https://diamint.wordpress.com/).
- UPSTREAM, Developing Effective Strategies for Mainstreaming Integration Governance (www.projectupstream.com).

Peter is also partner in various international research projects coordinated by other universities, including AMICALL and IMPACIM (COMPAS Oxford), PROSINT (ICMPD) and FP7 project UniteEurope (INSET, www.uniteeurope.org).

Recently, Peter also completed a project on the Local Politics of Attention for the NWO program on Contested Democracy. In addition, Peter is fellow of the Montesquieu Institute and member of the board of the Center for History of Migrants and associate researcher at the Center for Migration Policy and Society (COMPAS), at Oxford University. Peter is also coordinator of the IMISCOE research cluster on ‘Research-policy dialogues on migration and integration in Europe (link), member of the Immigration Research Group of the Council for European Studies (CES) and senior-member of the Netherlands Institute for Government (NIG).

Visit his personal website for more information: www.peterscholten.eu

Follow Peter Scholten on Twitter: @pwascholten

  • V. Bekkers, M. Fenger & P.W.A. Scholten (2017). Public Policy in Action: Perspectives on the policy process. London: Edward Elgar
  • V.J.J.M. Bekkers, H.J.M. Fenger & P.W.A. Scholten (2017). Policy in action. Chiltenham: Edward Elgar
  • P.W.A. Scholten & I. van Breugel (2017). Mainstreaming Integration Governance : New Trends in Migrant Integration Policies in Europe. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave MacMillan[go to publisher's site]
  • A. Geddes & P.W.A. Scholten (2016). The Politics of Immigration and Migration in Europe. London: Sage
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2011). Framing Immigrant Integration. Dutch research-policy dialogues in comparative perspective (IMISCOE Research). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • M.J.A. Penninx & P.W.A. Scholten (2015). The multi-level governance of migration and integration in Europe. In M.J.A. Penninx & B. Garces-Mascarenas (Eds.), Integration of migrants into what? Integration Processes and Policies in Europe (pp. 91-108). Springer
  • P.W.A. Scholten, H.B. Entzinger & M.J.A. Penninx (2015). 'Research-Policy Dialogues on Migrant Integration in Europe: Comparison and Conclusions'. In Scholten, P.W.A., Entzinger, H.B., Penninx, M.J.A. & Verbeek, S.R. (Ed.), Integrating Immigrants in Europe. Research-Policy Dialogues (pp. 315-336). Dordrecht: Springer
  • S.R. Verbeek, H.B. Entzinger & P.W.A. Scholten (2015). 'Research-Policy Dialogues in the Netherlands'. In Scholten, P.W.A., Entzinger, H.B., Penninx, M.J.A. & Verbeek, S.R. (Ed.), Integrating Immigrants in Europe. Research-Policy Dialogues (pp. 213-231). Dordrecht: Springer
  • M. Ostaijen van, P.W.A. Scholten & E. Snel (2015). Tussen mobiliteit en integratie. De multi-leven governance van ‘EU-arbeidsmigratie. In S Bonjour, L Coello Eertink, J . Dagevos, A. Huinder, A. . Ode & K. de Vries (Eds.), Open grensen, nieuwe uitdagingen. Arbeidsmigratie uit Midden- en Oost-Europa (pp. 123-144). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • H.B. Entzinger, P.W.A. Scholten & M.J.A. Penninx (2015). 'Research Policy Dialogues on Migrant Integration in Europe'. In Scholten, P.W.A., Entzinger, H.B., Penninx, M.J.A. & Verbeek, S.R. (Ed.), Integrating immigrants in Europe. Research-Policy Dialogues (pp. 315-336). Dordrecht: Springer
  • P.W.A. Scholten & F.K.M. van Nispen tot Pannerden (2014). Institutionalization and performance of policy analysis and evaluation in the Netherlands. In F.K.M. van Nispen & P.W.A. Scholten (Eds.), Policy Analysis in the Netherlands: Institutionalization and Performance (International Library of Policy Analysis, 3) (pp. 253-260). Bristol: The Policy Press
  • P.W.A. Scholten & F.K.M. van Nispen tot Pannerden (2014). Advisory boards and planning bureaus in the Netherlands. In F.K.M. van Nispen & P.W.A. Scholten (Eds.), Policy Analysis in the Netherlands: Institutionalization and Performance (International Library of Policy Analysis, 3) (pp. 123-139). Bristol: The Policy Press
  • F.K.M. van Nispen tot Pannerden & P.W.A. Scholten (2014). Policy analysis in the Netherlands: An Introduction. In P.W.A. Scholten & F.K.M. van Nispen (Eds.), Policy Analysis in the Netherlands: Institutionalization and Performance (International Library of Policy Analysis, 3) (pp. 1-14). Bristol: The Policy Press
  • P.W.A. Scholten, H. Entzinger & S. Verbeek (2014). Research-policy dialogues on migrant integration in Europe: comparison and conclusions. In P.W.A. Scholten, H. Entzinger, M.J.A. Penninx & S. Verbeek (Eds.), Research-policy dialogues on migrant integration in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer
  • S. Verbeek, H. Entzinger & P.W.A. Scholten (2014). Research-policy dialogues in the Netherlands. In P.W.A. Scholten, H. Entzinger, M.j.a. Penninx & S. Verbeek (Eds.), Research-policy dialogues on migrant integration in Europe (IMISCOE book series). Dordrecht: Springer
  • P.W.A. Scholten, H. Entzinger & M.J.A. Penninx (2014). Research-policy dialogues on migrant integration in Europe: a conceptual framework and key questions. In H. Entzinger, M.j.a. Penninx, P.w.a. Scholten & S. Verbeek (Eds.), Research-policy dialogues on migrant integration in Europe (IMISCOE book series). Dordrecht: Springer
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2014). The Multi-Level Governance of Migrant Integration. In B. Anderson & M. Keith (Eds.), Migration Anthology. Oxford: COMPAS
  • J. Schneider & P.W.A. Scholten (2014). Consultative commissions and the rethinking of integration policies in the Netherlands and Germany: the Blok committee and the Sussmuth committee compared. In P.W.A. Scholten, H. Entzinger, M.J.A. Penninx & S. Verbeek (Eds.), Research-policy dialogues on migrant integration in Europe (IMISCOE book series). Dordrecht: Springer
  • S. Bonjour & P.W.A. Scholten (2014). The Netherlands. In A. Tryandafyllidou & Gropas (Eds.), European Migration: A source book. Ashgate
  • F. Van Nispen & P.W.A. Scholten (2014). Policy Analysis and Evaluation in the Netherlands: Institutionalization and Performance. In Policy Analysis and Evaluation in the Netherlands. Bristol: Policy Press
  • P.W.A. Scholten & F. Van Nispen (2014). Conclusions: The Institutionalization and Performance of Policy Analysis in the Netherlands. In Policy Analysis and Evaluation in the Netherlands. Bristol: Policy Press
  • P.W.A. Scholten & F. Van Nispen (2014). Advisory Bodies and Planning Bureaus in the Netherlands. In Policy Analysis and Evaluation in the Netherlands. Bristol: Policy Press
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2014). The Dutch Multicultural Myth. In R. Taras (Ed.), Challenging Multiculturalism (pp. 97-119). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2014). The multi-level dynamics of immigrant integration policies in unitary states: the Netherlands and the UK. In Hepburn & Zapata (Eds.), The politics of immigration in multilevel states: governance and political parties. Palgrave
  • H. Entzinger & P.W.A. Scholten (2014). Models of immigrant integration? Between national and local integration policies. In An introduction to immigrant incorporation studies: European Perspectives. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
  • H.B. Entzinger & P.W.A. Scholten (2014). Between National and Local Integration Policies. In Martiniello, M. & J. Rath (Ed.), An Introduction to Immigrant Incorporation Studies. European Perspectives (pp. 371-390). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013). The multi-level governance of migrant integration: a multi-level governance perspective on Dutch migrant integration policies. In Korkut, hinnfors, Spehar & Bucken-Knapp (Eds.), The Politics of Migration in Europe. The role of language, discourse and political parties. Palgrave
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2012). The Dutch Multicultural Myth. In R. Taras (Ed.), Challenging Multiculturalism: European Models of Diversity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
  • S. Bonjour & P.W.A. Scholten (2012). The Netherlands. In Tryandafillidou & Gropas (Eds.), European Migration: A Sourcebook. Amsterdam
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2012). Beyond national models of integration? Rethinking interconnectedness and fragmentation in Dutch and French migrant integration policies. In M. Fenger & V. Bekkers (Eds.), Beyond Fragmentation and Interconnectivity: Public Governance and the Search for Public Connectivity. Amsterdam: IOS Press
  • W.G.J. Duyvendak & P.W.A. Scholten (2012). Voorbij het Nederlandse multiculturele model. In E. De Jong & Hoekstra (Eds.), Macht en Wetenschap. Nijmegen: Valkhof Pers
  • J.W. Duijvendak, R. van Reekum, P.W.A. Scholten & C. Bertossi (2011). The of/for distinction. In R. Bauböck & M. Helbling (Eds.), Which indicators are most useful for comparing citizenship policies, EUI Working Papers (pp. 15-18). San Domenico di Fiesole: European University Institute
  • A. Bruquetas-Callejo, A. Garces-Mascarenas, M.J.A. Penninx & P.W.A. Scholten (2011). Policymaking related to immigration and integration. The Dutch Case. In A. Zincone, M.J.A. Penninx & A. Borkert (Eds.), Immigrant Policy-Making in Europe. Amsterdam: AUP: Amsterdam University Press
  • A. Timmermans, P.W.A. Scholten & S. Oostlander (2007). Gesetzgebung im politischen System der Niederlande. In W. Ismayr (Ed.), Gesetzgebung in den Staaten der Europaischen Union. Leske-Budrich
  • P.W.A. Scholten & A. Tourabi (2006). Integratie Met: Voorbij de vermeende kloof tussen culturen. In P. Van Helden, P. Scholten, A. Tourabi & S. Lustig (Eds.), Jonge Moslims, Andere Geluiden. Utrecht: FORUM Essay
  • E. Snel & P.W.A. Scholten (2005). Van gastarbeider tot het multiculturele drama: integratie als hardnekkig beleidsprobleem. In Arentsen & Trommel (Eds.), Moderniteit en Overheidsbeleid; hardnekkige beleidsproblemen en hun oorzaken. Bussem: Countinho
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2008, januari 18). Constructing immigrant policies. Research-policy relations and immigrant integration in the Netherlands, 1970-2004. University of Twente Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. R.J. van der Veen & Dr. B. De Vroom.
  • F.K.M. van Nispen tot Pannerden & P.W.A. Scholten (2016). Theory-Driven Comparative Policy Analysis. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (print), 18 (2), 210-219. doi: 10.1080/13876988.2016.1158437
  • H.B. Entzinger & P.W.A. Scholten (2015). 'Relocation as an adaptation strategy to environmental stress. Lessons from the Mekong River Delta in Viet Nam. (Extern rapport, MECLEP Policy Brief Series, no 1 (6)). Geneva: International Organization for Migration
  • M.M.A.C. van Ostaijen, P.W.A. Scholten & E. Snel (2015). Tussen mobiliteit en integratie. De multi-level governance van ‘EU arbeidsmigratie. In S Bonjour, L Coello Eertink, J Dagevos, C Huinder, A Odé & K de Vries (Eds.), Open grenzen, nieuwe uitdagingen. Arbeidsmigratie uit Midden- en Oost-Europa (pp. 123-144). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013). National models or multi-level muddling; agenda dynamics and the multi-level governance of migrant integration in the Netherlands. CES Annual Conference: Boston (2012, maart 23 - 2012, maart 25).
  • P.W.A. Scholten & F. Pastore (2013). Managing immigrant integration in a multilevel context; challenges in Europe and North America. IMISCOE Annual Conference: Amsterdam (2012, augustus 28 - 2012, augustus 30).
  • P.W.A. Scholten & H.B. Entzinger (2013). Deconstruction the migration crisis? A comparison of the development of migration policy analysis. ICPA Symposium Policy Analysis at Times of Crisis: Rotterdam (2012, november 23 - 2012, november 24).
  • P.W.A. Scholten & S. Princen (2013). Understanding policy dynamics; advances in theories of the policy process. NIG Annual Conference: Louvain (2012, november 29 - 2012, november 30).
  • P.W.A. Scholten & F.K.M. Van Nispen (2013). Policy Analysis at Times of Crisis. ICPA Symposium: Rotterdam (2012, november 23 - 2012, november 24).
  • P.W.A. Scholten & S. Verbeek (2013). Beyond speaking truth to power: science-society dialogues on migrant integration in Europe. IPA Conference: Vienna (2013, juli 3 - 2013, juli 5).
  • M. Van Ostaijen & P.W.A. Scholten (2013). Rethinking research-policy dialogues at times of contested knowledge. IPA Conference: (2013, juli 3 - 2013, juli 5).
  • P.W.A. Scholten & S. Verbeek (2013). Beyond speaking truth to power: science-society dialogues on migrant integration in Europe. IPSA conference on Public policy: Grenoble (2013, juli 26 - 2013, juli 28).
  • A. Geddes & P.W.A. Scholten (2013). The Europeanization of Migration Research. IMISCOE annual conference: Amsterdam (2012, augustus 27 - 2012, augustus 30).
  • G. Breeman, P.W.A. Scholten & A. Timmermans (2013). The local politics of attention. CES annual conference: Boston (2012, maart 22 - 2012, maart 22).
  • O. Schmidtke & P.W.A. Scholten (2013). Managing migration in Europe's multi-level context. CES annual confrence: Boston (2012, maart 22 - 2012, maart 25).
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013). The Governance of East-West Migration in the EU¿. CES Annual Conference: Amsterdam (2013, juli 25 - 2013, juli 27).
  • P.W.A. Scholten & A. Timmermans (2013). Understanding Policy Dynamics: A critical confrontation of theories of the policy process. NIG Annual Conference 2013: .
  • R. Zapata-Barrero, P.W.A. Scholten & T. Caponio (2013). Theorizing the Local Turn in Immigrant Policies: A multi-level approach. GRITIM-CIDOB/EUR/IMISCOE seminar: Barcelona (2013, september 20 - 2013, september 20).
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013). State(s) of Instability. CES Annual Conference 'State(s) of Instability': Amsterdam (2013, juli 24 - 2013, juli 27).
  • T. Caponio & P.W.A. Scholten (2013). Managing Migration and Integration in Europe¿s Multi-Level Context. CES Annual Conference: Amsterdam (2013, juli 25 - 2013, juli 27).
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013). Migration Policy in the EU and it's Consequences. CES Annual Conference: Amsterdam (2013, juli 25 - 2013, juli 27).
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013). Beyond speaking truth to power: science-society dialogues on migrant integration in Europe. CES Annual Conference: Amsterdam (2013, juli 25 - 2013, juli 27).
  • G. Engbersen, P.W.A. Scholten & E. Snel (2013). The multi-level governance of CEE migration in the Netherlands. CES Annual Conference: Amsterdam (2013, juli 25 - 2013, juli 27).
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013). The multi-level dynamics of migrant integration policies: agenda dynamics and the multi-level governance of migrant integration in the Netherlands, the UK and France. CES Annual Conference: Amsterdam (2013, juli 25 - 2013, juli 27).
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2011, december 12). Research-policy dialogues on migrant integration: a theoretical reflection. Vienna, IOM/EMN conference on research-policy dialogues on migrant integration in Europe.
  • S.R. Verbeek, P.W.A. Scholten & H.B. Entzinger (2012). Final Country Report The Netherlands. AMICALL Project for European Commission. (Extern rapport). Oxford: COMPAS, University of Oxford
  • P.W.A. Scholten & H. Entzinger (2011). Migratie- en Integratiepolitiek in Nederland. (Extern rapport, RMO Voorstudie). Den Haag: RMO
  • H. Entzinger & P.W.A. Scholten (2010, november 20). Burqa verbod? Gaat je tochniet lukken. NRC Next
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2009, december 1). Perspectieven op integratie. Arnhem, Reflection Seminar of Elan.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2010). [Bespreking van het boek Authoritative Governance: Policy-making in the age of mediatization]. Beleid en Maatschappij, 37, 108-111.
  • M.J.A. Penninx & P.W.A. Scholten (2009). Research-Policy Dialogues on Migration and Integration in Europe. (Extern rapport, IMISCOE Policy Briefs, no 15). Amsterdam: IMISCOE
  • H.B. Entzinger & P.W.A. Scholten (2015, september 9). 'Laat vluchtelingen hier hun plaats vinden'. de Volkskrant
  • H.B. Entzinger & P.W.A. Scholten (2010, november 29). Retoriek schaadt integratie. NRC Handelsblad
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2007, oktober 19). De WRR is van groot belang voor het debat. Volkskrant
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2007, oktober 19). De WRR is van groot belang voor het debat. De Volkskrant
  • A. Timmermans & P.W.A. Scholten (2004, maart 25). Gemeente op zijspoor bij integratiebeleid. Trouw
  • P.W.A. Scholten (periode: 2014 t/m 2022). DirectorPosition at: IMISCOE.
  • T. Caponio, P.W.A. Scholten & R. Zapata-Barrero (Ed.). (2018). Handbook of the Governance of Migration and Diversity in Cities. London: Routledge
  • P.W.A. Scholten (Ed.). (2018). Between mobility and migration. Dordrecht: Springer
  • V.J.J.M. Bekkers, H.J.M. Fenger & P.W.A. Scholten (Ed.). (2017). Public Service as Practice. Rotterdam: Erasmus Universiteit
  • P.W.A. Scholten (periode: 2016 t/m 2017). Scientific AdvisorPosition at: Scientific Council for Government Policy.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (Ed.). (2015) Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (print).
  • P.W.A. Scholten, H.B. Entzinger, M.J.A. Penninx & S.R. Verbeek (Ed.). (2015). Integrating Immigrants in Europe. Research-Policy Dialogues. Dordrecht: Springer
  • F.K.M. van Nispen tot Pannerden & P.W.A. Scholten (Eds.). (2015) Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (print), 17(1).
  • S.L.V. Moyson, P.W.A. Scholten & C. Weible (2015). Policy learning and policy change: Theorizing their relation from different policy perspectives. Panel organized at the International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP): Milan, Italy (2015, juli 1 - 2015, juli 4).
  • F.K.M. van Nispen tot Pannerden & P.W.A. Scholten (Ed.). (2014). Policy Analysis in the Netherlands: Institutionalization and Performance (International Library of Policy Analysis, 3). Bristol: The Policy Press
  • G. Engbersen, P.W.A. Scholten & E. Snel (2013, juni 27). The Multi-level Governance of CEE Migration. Amsterdam, 20th International Conference of Europeanists.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (Ed.). (2013) Comparative Migration Studies.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2012, oktober 17). Dutch AMICALL project. Strassbourg, European Committee of Local and Regional Authorities.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013, januari 31). The multi-level governance of migrant integration. Universitat Complutense de Madrid, Seminar Local and Regional Challenges of Migration in Times of Austerity.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013, juli 11). Labour migration within the European Union. Rotterdam, FSW50 meeting.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013, april 15). Framing immigrant integration. Brussels, GERME-ULB Seminar.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013, april 17). The multi-level governance of migrant integration in the Netherlands. IES, VUB Brussel, the Multi-level governance of migration and immigrant integration.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013, juli 5). `The Intercultural City': Return of the City States? Enschede, EURA conference 2013.
  • P.W.A. Scholten (2013, april 4). Migrant Integration Policies; Governance Dillemmas. Ministry of Social Affairs, The Hague, Rechtstaatlezing.

Editorial positions

  • Migrantenstudies

    Editor

  • Perspectives on Europe

    Chief Editor

  • International Journal of Comparative Migration Studies

    Editor

Side positions

  • International Journal of Comparative Migration Studies

    Editor in Chief

  • Centrum voor Geschiedenis van Migranten (Center of Migration History)

    Board member

  • Council for European Studies

    Member of Immigration Research Group

  • IMISCOE

    Member of Immigration Research Group


Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

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