Current Visiting Faculty

Jonathan Miaz will be a visiting fellow at SSA from September 2018 through August 2019 and is sponsored by Associate Professor Evelyn Brodkin. Jonathan Miaz holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Lausanne and from the University of Strasbourg. He is supported by a mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation.

He is a Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Neuch√Ętel in the Laboratory for the study of social processes and in the Center for Migration Law. He works on immigration detention within the research project "Restricting Immigration: Practices, Experiences, and Resistance" (NCCR-On the Move).

Since 2016, he has also been a lecturer at the University of Strasbourg where he teaches a course "European asylum policy and border control." He was a lecturer at the University of Lausanne where he taught a course "Politics in Action: Street-Level Organizations and their Public" in 2017 and "Causes, Groups, Commitments" in 2018.