Daniel Naujocks

Daniel Naujoks

Lecturer of International and Public Affairs, Director of International Organization and UN Studies Specialization

Daniel Naujocks

901C International Affairs Building

Personal Details

Daniel Naujoks focuses primarily on issues related to international migration and development and homeland-diaspora relations. He further concentrates on international development, transnational studies, gender, the economic impact of migration, normative citizenship theory, diverse societies, as well as on questions of inclusion and exclusion in host countries.

He has published widely on the effects of migration on social, economic and political development, ethnic identity and the role and genesis of public policies. His book ‘Migration, Citizenship, and Development. Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States’ (2013, Oxford University Press) examines how country-of-origin citizenship affects migrants activities and attitudes, such as naturalization, remittances, investment, philanthropy, return migration, political lobbying, and transnational belonging.

Daniel has been working on development, migration, and population affairs at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), EC-UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative (JMDI), the UN Population Division, UNICEF and the International Labour Organization (ILO). He also serves as the Research Coordinator for the Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives (ODI), New Delhi.

The regional focus of his academic is South Asia, the U.S. and Europe. However, he has conducted analyses and led projects in South America, North and West Africa, as well as in South-East Asia.

Daniel holds a PhD in political science and political economy from the University of Münster and a law degree from Humboldt University in Berlin.

For more information, see www.danielnaujoks.com

Honors and Awards

  • PhD in Political Science and Political Economy, University of Münster
  • Law Degree, Humboldt University in Berlin

Research And Publications

In The Media

Geopolitical Stability

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Mar 20 2024
Geopolitical Stability

The International Organization and UN Studies specialization welcomed Dennis Francis.

Jan 16 2024

The director of SIPA's specialization in International Organization and UN Studies talks about his career, his public policy work, and more.

Oct 08 2023
E-International Relations

Daniel Naujoks spoke at a recent event presenting the research on average monthly income in Bangladesh households.

Jun 24 2021
Dhaka Tribune

A panel shed light on how the United Nations continued its work during the pandemic, changing the way diplomats negotiate.

Apr 20 2021