Charlotte Mueller

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
6. Migration and Development

Charlotte Mueller is a PhD-Candidate in the migration group of Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, UNU-MERIT/Maastricht University. She works on the impact evaluation of the project “Connecting Diaspora for Development” (CD4D). The project is operated by IOM The Netherlands and funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As a continuation of IOM’s Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals (TRQN) programme, the project links diaspora members with Dutch residency to institutions in their countries of origin. Over the project duration of three years, Charlotte will repeatedly conduct fieldwork in Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Somalia.

Prior to joining UNU-MERIT, Charlotte worked as a project assistant at the German-Ecuadorian Chamber of Trade and Commerce in Quito, Ecuador. She holds an MSc of Public Policy and Human Development with a specialization in Migration Studies from United Nations University-Merit/Maastricht University. Charlotte obtained her B.A. in International Cultural and Business Studies at University of Passau where she specialized on Latin America. She also completed an exchange semester at Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador.