Profile

Claudia Masferrer is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies and Coordinator of the Seminar Migration, Inequality and Public Policy at El Colegio de México, as well as Adjunct Professor at McGill University. Her research focuses on internal and international migration, reintegration of returnees, immigrant integration and family dynamics, inequality, and how policy mediates these processes. Her work aims on understanding North America as a region of emigration, immigration, transit, and return migration. She has studied the changing nature of return migration and reintegration of returnees for more than a decade. Her scholarship has been published at academic journals (Demography, Advances in Life Course Research, Population Research and Policy Review, Revista Latinoamericana de Población), as policy briefs, and as book chapters in edited volumes. Claudia holds a PhD in Sociology from McGill University and an MSc in Statistics from the University of Texas at Austin.  She is a level 1 member of the National System of Researchers (SNI, for its Spanish acronym).