Researcher, University of Amsterdam
Mathis Osburg is a researcher in the MADE project at IMI. He holds a BA in Political Science from the University Lumière Lyon II and a MSc (Cum Laude) in Sociology with a specialisation in Migration and Ethnic Studies from the University of Amsterdam. His current research focusses on the effect of state expansion on shifting migration patterns and aspirations in French Guiana, a French overseas department in South America. Previously, Mathis worked with NGOs in the field of forced migration in Turkey, Serbia, Mexico and Belgium. He speaks English, French, German, Turkish and intermediate Spanish.