Briitta van Staalduinen is a Ph.D. student in government at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the management of immigration and ethnic diversity in Europe, particularly with regard to social and economic policies at the national level. Currently, she is interested in examining the extent to which European welfare states condition the social mobility of immigrants and their children. Her additional interests include citizenship acquisition and socioeconomic inequality, political trust in diverse societies, and support for public goods provision in the context of ethnic segregation.
Briitta van Staalduinen, CES Graduate Affiliate and a PhD Student in Government, spoke to CES Affiliates Cathy Jo Martin and Vivien Schmidt, on how their teaching of Europe has changed amidst the various crises in Europe.