Roos-Marie van den Bogaard is a PhD candidate at Ghent University. She carries out research on the integration of refugee families in Belgium as part of the REFUFAM project, which consists of an interdisciplinary consortium. Her research is carried out under supervision of Prof. Ellen Desmet, Prof. Robin Vandevoordt and Dr. Milena Belloni.
Her research interests lay in the field of migration law, with a particular interest in socio-legal aspects of migration in the European context. Previously, Roos-Marie worked as Junior Advocacy Officer at the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM), advocating for the rights of undocumented migrants in Europe. Additionally, in her capacity as independent consultant, she conducted research on issues relating to free movement rights of mobile EU citizens. Through her volunteer work for the Dutch Refugee Council, as well as her work as Junior Program Officer on migration at Justice and Peace Netherlands, she familiarized herself more with refugee law and policy in the European context.