People

Alexandra BÜCHLER
Member
Field(s) of research: migration law (asylum law and foreigner law), special focus on the topic of “Sans-Papiers” Field(s) of interest: migration law (asylum law and foreigner law), special focus on Read More
Andreas CASSEE
Member
Andreas is a philosopher. He defended his PhD thesis at the University of Zurich in April 2014. In his work on the ethics of immigration, he engages critically with the Read More
Anna WYSS
Member
Since 2013 Anna has been working as a PhD candidate at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Bern. Her dissertation project (“Lost in Transit? Fragmented Journeys of Young Read More
Anne-Cécile LEYVRAZ
Member of Executive Committee
PhD topic: Failed asylum seekers in international law Field(s) of research: International human rights law Field(s) of interest: Migration Law, Refugee Law, Human Rights Law and Public International Law Institutional Read More
Anne KNEER
Member of Executive Committee
PhD topic: The “Free Floating” Asylum Procedure: Juridical Observations and Risks of Activism of the Legislator in the AsylA (working title) Field(s) of research: migration law, especially asylum and asylum Read More
Barbara VON RÜTTE
Member of Executive Committee
PhD topic: The Rights of Citizenship. A Human Rights Approach to Citizenship (working title) Field(s) of research: Nationality law, Swiss migration law, human rights law, administrative detention Field(s) of interest: Read More
Carole VIENNET
PhD topic: Refugee Law Field of research: Public International Law Field of interest: Human rights Institutional Affiliation: Université de Strasbourg – Centre d’études internationales et européennes Publication: C. Viennet, Le Read More
Claudia INGLIN
Claudia WILOPO
member
Damian ROSSET
Member
Damian is a PhD candidate and a teaching assistant at the Centre for Migration Law at the University of Neuchatel. He assists his supervisor Prof. Christin Achermann in her introductory Read More
Daniel AUER
member
PhD topic: Immigrants’ Labour Market Integration Field(s) of research: migration, discrimination, labour market policies Institutional Affiliation: University of Lausanne, nccr – on the move Personal background: Daniel is a PhD Read More
David KAUFMANN
Field(s) of research: Policy analysis: urban policies, migration policies and asylum policies Institutional Affiliation: University of Bern, KPM Center for Public Management Personal background: David Kaufmann is a Postdoctoral researcher at Read More
Eva ZSCHIRNT
Member
PhD topic: Ethnic discrimination in hiring decisions in the Swiss labour market Field(s) of research: Labour Market, Discrimination, Migration Institutional Affiliation: Université de Neuchâtel, NCCR on the move Personal background: Read More
Fabienne BRETSCHER
Member
PhD topic: Immigrants’ Right to Freedom of Religion under the ECHR and the ICCPR: A Comparison to the Protection of Religious Minorities. Field(s) of research: Law. Field(s) of interest: International Read More
Florian TISSOT
member
PhD topic: The Constraints of Highly-Skilled Mobility for Families in Switzerland and Germany. Field(s) of research and interest: Family strategies, gendered image of the family, migration industry Institutional Affiliation: Swiss Read More
Gabriela MEDICI
Member
Gabriela is a PhD candidate at University of Zurich under the supervision of Prof. Regina Kiener and a research assistant at the Labour Law and Development Research Laboratory at McGill Read More
Irina SILLE
Johanna FUCHS
Member
Jonathan PÄRLI
Jonathan is a historian at the University of Fribourg and does a PhD on the history of asylum activism under the supervision of Prof. Damir Skenderovic. He studieds history and Read More
Jyothi KANICS
Member
Jyothi Kanics was born in 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She completed her undergraduate degrees in Russian & East European Studies and Russian Language & Literature at the University of Read More
Katarina STIGWALL
Member
Laura AFFOLTER
Member
Laura Affolter is a PhD candidate at the institute of social anthropology in Berne. In her PhD research she looks at how credibility assessment is done in practice in two Read More
Laura REZZONICO
Member
Laura Rezzonico is a PhD candidate at the University of Neuchâtel and a fellow of the NCCR-on the move “The Migration-Mobility Nexus”. She works on a research project titled “Restricting Read More
Laure SANDOZ
Member of executive committee
PhD topic: The Mobility of the Highly Skilled towards Switzerland Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Migration Studies Field(s) of interest: Migration intermediaries; Migration industry; Migration-Mobility nexus; Read More
Lisa Marie BORRELLI
Member of Executive Committee, Project Leader Ciné-Migration
PhD topic: Ambivalent Laws, Ambivalent Emotions – Internal Border Control Practices and Street-Level Decisions on Irregular Migration Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Anthropology, Law, Public Administration Field(s) of interest: (Irregular) Read More
Martin HEMMI
Member
Nesa ZIMMERMANN
Member of Executive Committee, Project Leader Vulnerability, Member
PhD topic: The concept of vulnerability in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights Field(s) of research and interest: Swiss and comparative constitutional law, human rights, refugee&migration Read More
Nula FREI
Chairwoman, Project Leader Facts instead of myths
PhD topic: Protection of victims of human trafficking in the asylum procedure Field(s) of research: migration law, especially international refugee law, human rights law, European law, anti-discrimination law, human trafficking Read More
Oleksii CHEBOTAROV
member
PhD topic: Transmigration of the Jews from Russian empire in Habsburg Galicia, 1870 – 1914. Field(s) of research: Migration studies, Eastern European History, Imperial History, Jewish studies, Borderlands Studies Field(s) Read More
Philip HANKE
Member
Philipp LUTZ
Member
Raphaël REY
Member, Project Leader Asylum
Robin STÜNZI
Member of Executive Committee
PhD topic: Whose security? The Swiss politics of asylum and the securitization of migration Field(s) of research: Social Sciences, Geography, Law Field(s) of interest: Migration theories; European politics of migration Read More
Sascha FINGER
Treasurer
Postdoc topic: Border regimes and migration regulation Field(s) of research: Migrations flows, borderlands Field(s) of interest: abuse of borders, asylum centers, sex-work and migration Institutional Affiliation: Department of Geography, University Read More
Sebastian KEMPE
Member
Stefan SCHLEGEL
Member
Stephanie MOTZ
Member
Stephanie is a part-time PhD candidate at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, where she writes on “Disabled Persons, Refugee Status and Non-refoulement”. She is a Barrister at advokatur kanonengasse, where Read More
Teresia GORDZIELIK
Member
Teresia is currently writing her PhD on “Access to Social Assistance for Persons in the Asylum Field” at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. She works at the Center for Read More
Tiphaine ROBERT
Member
Tiphaine Robert is a PHD candidate at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) specialized in migration during the Cold War. From 2015 to 2016, she was able to carry out research Read More
Tobias EULE
member