Claudia Masferrer is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Demographic, Urban, and Environmental Studies at El Colegio de México, and the Coordinator of the Seminar Migration, Inequality and Public Policy (www.migdep.colmex.mx). She holds a PhD in Sociology from McGill University and an MSc in Statistics from the University of Texas at Austin. Received graduate training in demography from the Centre on Population Dynamics (McGill University) and from the Population Research Center (UT-Austin). Her research focuses on the intersection of internal and international migration, inequalities, immigrant integration, family dynamics and demographic change, and how policy mediates these processes. Her work centers on understanding North America as a region of emigration, immigration, transit, and return migration. She has studied the changing nature of return migration and reintegration of returnees in Mexico for more than a decade. Her scholarship has been published at academic journals, as policy briefs, and as book chapters. She is a member of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (Level 1).