Dr. Floris Vermeulen is associate professor (universitair hoofddocent) at the department of political science at the University of Amsterdam . He has been chair of the department of Political Science (2015-1017) and co-director of the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) (2011-2014) and co-programme group leader of Challenges to Democratic Representation of the Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (AISSR) (2011-2014). He studied Economic and Social History at the University of Amsterdam. His dissertation (Cum Laude) was published in the IMISCOE-AUP publication programme, entitled The immigrant organising process. Turkish organisations in Amsterdam and Berlin and Surinamese organisations in Amsterdam 1960-2000.
Floris Vermeulen's 2016 article with Debra Minkoff and Tom van der Meer “The Local Embedding of Community-Based Organizations” received the 2016 Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly Best Article Award.
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Floris Vermeulen has been participating in several European research projects :
Vermeulen, F. (2021). Open armen en dichte deuren. Percepties van Syrische en Eritrese statushouders over hun sociaal-culturele positie in Nederland. Den Haag: Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau.
Wang, M., & Vermeulen, F. (2020). Life between buildings from a street view image: What do big data analytics reveal about neighbourhood organisational vitality?. Urban Studies, doi.org/10.1177/0042098020957198.
Vermeulen, F., Kranendonk, M., & Michon, L. (2019). Immigrant concentration at the neighbourhood level and bloc voting: The case of Amsterdam. Urban Studies, 57(4), 766-788.
Kranendonk, M., Vermeulen, F., & van Heelsum, A. (2018). “Unpacking” the Identity‐to‐Politics Link: The Effects of Social Identification on Voting Among Muslim Immigrants in Western Europe. Political Psychology, 39(1), 43-67.
Graauw, E. de & F. Vermeulen (2016): Cities and the politics of immigrant integration: a comparison of Berlin, Amsterdam, New York City, and San Francisco, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42(6), 989-1012. DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2015.1126089
Vermeulen, F., D. Minkoff & T.W.G. van der Meer (2016). The Local Embedding of Community-Based Organizations. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 45 (1), 23-44. doi: 10.1177/0899764014558933 (NVSQ Best Article Award 2016)
F. Vermeulen (2014) ‘Suspect Communities. Targeting Violent Extremism on the Local Level: Policies of Engagement in Amsterdam, Berlin, and London’, Terrorism & Political Violence 26(2): 286-306.
F. Vermeulen (2013) ‘Mutualism, Resource Competition, and Opposing Movements among Turkish Organizations in Amsterdam and Berlin’, 1965-2000, British Journal of Sociology, 64(3), 453-477
L. Michon & F. Vermeulen (2013) 'Explaining Different Trajectories in Immigrant Political Integration: Moroccans and Turks in Amsterdam', West European Politics, 36(3), 597-614.
Schrover, M & F. Vermeulen (2005), 'Immigrant Organisations', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 31, no. 5, 823-83