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., Kranendonk, M., & Michon, L. (2019). Immigrant concentration at the neighbourhood level and bloc voting: The case of Amsterdam. Urban Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098019859490
Mügge, L., Kranendonk, M., Vermeulen, F., & Aydemir, N. (2019). Migrant votes ‘here’and ‘there’: Transnational electoral behavior of Turks in the Netherlands. Migration Studies, https://doi.org/10.1093/migration/mnz034
Madueke, K. L., & Vermeulen, F. (2018). Frontiers of Ethnic Brutality in an African City: Explaining the Spread and Recurrence of Violent Conflict in Jos, Nigeria. Africa Spectrum, 53(2), 37-63.
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.
van de Wardt, M., Berkhout, J., & Vermeulen, F. (2017). Ecologies of ideologies: Explaining party entry and exit in West-European parliaments, 1945–2013. European Union Politics, 18(2), 239-259. doi: 10.1177/1465116516670266.
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
Vermeulen, F., Laméris, J. & Minkoff, D.C. (2015). Welcome to the neighbourhood: The spatial dimensions of legitimacy for voluntary leisure organisations. Urban Studies. doi: 10.1177/00420980155907
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.