Dr Daniela VINTILA is Associate Coordinator and Senior Network Officer of IMISCOE (International Migration Research Network) at the Centre for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) of the University of Liège. She is also Maître de Conférences at CEDEM and chair of the ECPR Standing Group Migration and Ethnicity and of the IPSA Research Committee RC03 European Unification. Currently, Daniela is member of the Belgian team of the EU-funded project ¿Social Inclusion and Access to Basic Services of Third-Country Nationals¿ (AccessIN). She holds a PhD in Political Science from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Her interests lie, especially, in the areas of comparative politics, EU citizenship, international migration, political participation and representation, and social protection policies.