Ingrid is Assistant Professor at the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University. Ingrid does research in the fields of environmental change, mobilities, and governance, with a focus on the topic of environmental/climate change migration. She has been awarded a personal grant (VENI, NWO) to study environmental migration in the digital age, which she will work on from October 2016-2020.
She holds a PhD in International Relations, obtained at the University of Kent (UK) in February 2014, on the securitisation of climate migration, funded by the UK Economic Social Research Council. She is research fellow with the Earth System Governance Network; permanent member of the Management Committee of the EU COST ACTION on climate change and migration which ran until 2015; and serves as an expert for the EU, the Dutch Government, the UN and for several NGOs. She co-chaired the international conference on Disclosing Sustainability held at Wageningen University (June 2016), for which she led the theme on citizens and transparency.