Catherine Wihtol de Wenden is Director of research at CNRS (CERI). For 30 years she has been a researcher on international migration, from a Political Science and Public Law approach. She studied in Sciences-Po Paris and University Paris I (Panthéon- Sorbonne. She got her PhD in Political Science in 1986. She has published 20 books, alone or as co-writer and around 150 articles. She is also teaching at Sciences-Po, at the University La Sapienza in an EU Socrates Program. She has been President of the Research Committee Migration of ISA –International Sociological Association- (2002-2008) and expert for several international organisations (UNHCR, Council of Europe and European Commission).
Her main books are:
Les immigrés et la Politique. Paris, Presses de Sc Po, 1988; Le défi migratoire (with Bertrand Badie, Presses de Sc Po, 1995; L’immigration en Europe, La Documentation française, 1999; Faut-il ouvrir les frontières, Presses de Sc Po, 1999; LaCitoyenneté européenne, Presses de Sc Po 1997; La beurgeoisie (with Rémy Leveau), CNRS Editions 200; Police et discriminations (with Sophie Body-Gendrot), L’Atelier, 2003; Atlas mondial des migrations , Autrement 2005, 2009 (2nd edition) and 2012 (3rd edition); Les couleurs du drapeau (with Christophe Bertossi), 2007; Sortir des banlieues (with Sophie Body-Gendrot), Autrement, 2007; La Globalisation humaine, PUF, 2009; La question migratoire au XXIème siècle Presses de Sciences-Po, 2010 and 2013 (2nd edition); Les Nouvelles migrations, Ellipses, 2013.
Among her most recent books :
Faut-il ouvrir les frontières ? Paris, Presses de Sciences-Po, 2014 (2nd edition) and Le droit d’émigrer, Paris CNRS Editions 2013. Her Atlas mondial des migrations (Paris, Autrement 2012) has been published on her 3rd edition since 2005.