Dr. Christal Morehouse is senior project manager for migration and integration. She is responsible for managing the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s integration programs at the European and Transatlantic level.
In 2006 she was the head of office for Prof. Rita Süssmuth, former Bundestag President. In 2005 she conducted research for the Global Commission on International Migration. From June 2003 to December 2004, she was employed by the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees as a researcher for the German Independent Council of Experts on Migration and Integration.
Dr. Morehouse has advised European and American multinational institutions on policy matters. The European Commission DG Home Affairs (2011), the Swedish EU presidency (2009) and the German EU presidency (2007) have also sought her expertise. In 2004 she was a consultant to the Organization of American States on anti human trafficking in Europe.
Her publications include contributions to the following books and articles: Irregular Migration in Europe (Migration Policy. Institute, 2011);Improving the Governance of International Migration (Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2011); Europa wagen (Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2010); Europe’s Fight against Human Trafficking (Spotlight Europe, 2010); Migration, Public Opinion and Politics: The Transatlantic Council on Migration (Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2009); Migration und Integration gestalten: Transatlantische Impulse für globale Herausforderungen (Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2008), Integration braucht faire Bildungschancen: Carl Bertelsmann-Preis 2008 (Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2008) and Immigrant Students Can Succeed: Lessons from around the Globe (Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2008).
Dr. Morehouse completed her PhD in political science at the Humboldt University in Berlin in 2009. She holds a master’s degree in political science from the Free University in Berlin and a BA from Wittenberg University in Ohio. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and was a Fulbright Scholar.