Helga de Valk new director of NIDI

1 November 2020

Helga de Valk will be the new director of NIDI as of 1 November 2020. The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has selected her to succeed Leo van Wissen.

Helga de Valk is theme group leader Migration and Migrants at NIDI since 2014, as well as professor Migration and the life course at the University of Groningen (RUG). De Valk is an international expert on migration and integration issues, the transition to adulthood of migrant youth, the second generation, segregation and European mobility. Over the past 12 years, she has acquired prestigious international research grants.

Read the press release of the KNAW: Helga de Valk new director of NIDI (press release 19 May 2020).

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