The MPC’s team includes a multi-disciplinary group of academic researchers and administrative staff. Our ‘MPC Associates’ are based within the wider EUI or at other research institutions.

Academic Staff

Leiza Brumat

Research Fellow

Tel. +39 055 4685 547

Fields of interest: migration policies and policymaking, free movement of persons, regional integration, regionalism. Geographic areas: South America, North America, Europe.

Sergio Carrera

Part-time Professor

Fields of interest: Migration, Asylum, Schengen, Citizenship and Integration laws and policies in the European Union

James Dennison

Part-time Professor

Tel. +39 055 4685 885

Fields of interest: Public attitudes, social scientific methods, political behaviour

Lenka Dražanová

Research Fellow

Tel. +39 055 4685 707

Fields of interest: public opinion and attitudes, attitudes formation, comparative political behaviour and quantitative methods

Andrew Geddes

Professor and Director of the MPC

Tel. +39 055 4685 785

Fields of interest: Migration policy and politics, regional migration governance, global migration governance

Jérôme Gonnot

Research Associate

Tel. +39 055 4685 537

Federica Infantino

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow

Mauro Lanati

Research Fellow

Tel. +39 055 4685 889

Fields of interest: Determinants of Migration, Foreign Aid, International Trade

Mehari Taddele Maru

Part-time Professor

Fields of interest: migration and human rights, peace and security, law and governance

Martin Ruhs

Professor and Deputy Director of the MPC

Tel. +39 055 4685 847

Fields of interest: Economics and politics of international migration

Alina Vrânceanu

Research Fellow

Fields of interest: Public opinion, political behaviour, political representation, comparative politics, quantitative research methods

MPC Associates

Emanuel Deutschmann


Tel. +39 055 4685 538

Fields of interest: social networks, transnational mobility and communication, regional integration, globalization, migration, social stratification

Elias Dinas


Rezart Hoxhaj

MPC Associate

Alessandra Venturini


Tel. +39 055 4685 733

Fields of interest: Economics, effect of migration in destination and in the sending countries

Carolina V. Zuccotti

Short-term Visitor

Tel. +39 055 4685 848

Fields of interest: Social Inequality and Social Stratification; Migration and Ethnicity; Urban Sociology

Administrative Staff

Ciara Burbridge

Administrative Assistant

Tel. +39 055 4685 852

Julia Hiltrop

Administrative Assistant

Tel. +39 055 4685 628

Claudio Mazzetti

Executive MPC Manager

Tel. +39 055 4685 884

Web Unit

Giovanni Manetti


Tel. +39 055 4685 748


Former Professors, Research Associates and Fellows