Willem Maas is Jean Monnet Chair and
Associate Professor at Glendon College, York University, where he directs the EU Centre of
Excellence. He co-founded the APSA
Section on Migration and Citizenship and is writing on politics in the
Netherlands, EU citizenship, and European and multilevel governance.
Creating European Citizens
(2007) argues that European integration involves not only economic
cooperation but also a political project of transcending borders and
building a European community of people.
Citizenship (ed., 2013) disputes the dominant narrative of
citizenship as a homogeneous status that can be bestowed only by
nation-states; it considers overlapping jurisdictions and forms of sub-
or supranational citizenships and shared governance.
Democratic Citizenship and the Free Movement of People
(ed., 2013) considers the complex relationship between free movement,
citizenship, and equality.
During 2013/14, professor Maas chairs Faculty
Council and is scheduled to teach
five courses on comparative and European politics, citizenship, and
migration. He previously taught at NYU and, as PhD candidate,
Recent and forthcoming publications:
- "Free Movement
and Discrimination: Evidence from Europe, the United States, and
Canada," European Journal of Migration and
Law vol.15 no.1 (spring 2013) pp 91-110.
- "Varieties of Multilevel
Citizenship," in Willem Maas, ed., Multilevel
Citizenship (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania
Press, 2013) pp 1-21.
- "La creación
y la evolución de la ciudadanía europea," in Panorama
Social (Madrid: FUNCAS, forthcoming 2013).
Immigrant Integration in the Dutch Republic," in Politics,
Groups, and Identities vol.1 no.4 (forthcoming fall 2013).
and Free Movement of People," in Willem Maas, ed., Democratic
Citizenship and the Free Movement of People (Leiden/Boston:
Martinus Nijhoff, forthcoming fall 2013).
Netherlands," in James F. Hollifield, Philip L. Martin, and Pia
Orrenius, eds., Controlling Immigration: A Global
Perspective 3rd ed. (Stanford UP, forthcoming).
forthcoming presentations and events:
Equality, and Nationality in the Netherlands under Napoleon:
Inventing Dutch Citizenship," APSA Chicago, 29Aug-1Sept2013.
European Citizens' Convention, Cluny, France, 11July2013.
- "The Law and
Politics of Multilevel Citizenship in Europe," Jean Monnet Research
Workshop, Rutgers University, 14-15June2013.
- “Reconsidering the Gap Hypothesis in
Immigration Control: Evidence from the Netherlands,” CPSA
University of Victoria, 2-4June2013.
- “Citizenship at Multiple Levels,” ISA
San Francisco, 3-6April2013.
- “Creating European Citizens,” European Citizenship:
Twenty Years On conference, Uppsala University, Sweden,
- The Future of European
Union Citizenship conference, Glendon College, York University,
- Sixty Years of
European Governance conference, Glendon College, York