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 Neuchâtel 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.