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Lisa Marie Borrelli

Associate professor UAS
Education Dr.

Lisa Marie Borrelli holds a M.A. degree in European Studies and a M.A. in Media and Communication for Development from Malmö University in Sweden. She received her Ph.D. from the Institute of Sociology, Bern University, working within the Swiss National Science Foundation funded project 153225, in which she conducted ethnographic fieldwork with police and migration authorities in Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Sweden and has further collected data in Lithuania and Latvia. In her dissertation project she examined ambivalent laws and emotions of street-level bureaucrats working on irregular migration in the Schengen Area (Doc.Mobility Grant 172228), during which she was a visiting researcher at the Centre for Migration Law at Radboud University, Nijmegen, and visiting graduate student at the Centre for the Study of International Migration at UCLA.

She now works as post-doctoral researcher within the NCCR-> on the move project ‚Governing Migration and Social Cohesion through Integration Requirements’, led by Christin Achermann and Stefanie Kurt.