Dr. Özge Bilgili is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Utrecht University.She has been awarded as a Thomas J. Alexander fellow at the Education and Skills Department of the OECD and is currently working as an associated researcher for the Strength through Diversity Project. Since 2016, Dr. Özge Bilgili is the chair of Dutch Association for Migration Research (DAMR). Her expertise is on immigrant integration, social cohesion, transnationalism and education research and policy analysis in relevant areas.