Sarah Roeder Msc.


Research group(s):
6. Migration and Development

Having obtained her Master in Public Policy & Human Development from UNU-MERIT/MGSoG with a specialisation in Migration and Innovation studies, Sarah Roeder joined UNU-MERIT/MGSoG as a researcher in Oct 2018, where she has since been involved in commissioned projects for country governments and international organizations (IOM, WHO, GIZ, the European Commission's H2020 REMINDER project, ICMPD, Transparency International) focusing on migration decision-making, return & reintegration, evaluations of mobility programs and partnerships, and migrant (mental) health.

She also facilitates capacity building activities for international organisations and acts as academic tutor and thesis supervisor on both Master (Master in Public Policy and Human Development) and Bachelor level (University College Maastricht) in the area of development and migration studies. 

Prior to joining UNU-MERIT/MGSoG, Sarah obtained a BSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy from Middlesex University in London (2013) and worked in research/clinical administration in the Research Psychiatry Department at Trinity College Dublin and as a Counsellor in various non-for-profit organisations in the Greater Dublin Area. She speaks fluent Spanish, German and English, and has working knowledge of French and Portuguese.

Selected publications by Sarah Roeder

UNU-MERIT Working Papers
Mack, Miriam, Sarah Roeder, Katrin Marchand & Melissa Siegel, 2020, Intra-EU migration: Shedding light on drivers, corridors and the relative importance of migrant characteristics, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2020-042

Research reports
Dubow, Talitha, Sarah Roeder, Katrin Marchand & Melissa Siegel, 2019, Evidence of the Determinants of Migration in the EU, H2020 REMINDER Working Paper, More information

Data sets
Marchand, Katrin, Veronika Fajth, Clotilde Mahé, Sarah Roeder & Melissa Siegel, 2019, Database of Existing Databases on Migration in the EU, Database developed as part of the H2020 REMINDER Project, More information