Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow
Federica Infantino is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow. Her project DoMiCoP -the Diffusion of Migration Control Practice- focuses on the role of communities of practitioners in shaping migration and border control on the ground. She is particularly interested in the diffusion of practice and the involvement of non-state actors. Building on ethnographic methodologies and comparative perspectives, her research has analysed the day-to-day implementation of policy instruments of migration and border control -the Schengen visa policy and immigration detention and removal. After the completion of her PhD in political science at Sciences Po Paris and ULB, she has hold postdoctoral positions at the University of Oxford (COMPAS) and the ULB (FNRS/GERME). She is the author of the books Outsourcing Border Control (https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9781137469830) and Schengen Visa Implementation and Transnational Policymaking (https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030106461), Palgrave McMillan.
Articles in international, peer-reviewed journal