Fellow, Global Governance Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute

Daniela DeBono is currently Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFAS Fellow at the Global Governance Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Italy. She is also Senior Lecturer in International Migration and Ethnic Relations at the Department of Global Political Studies, Malmö University, Sweden and a member of the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare. Her work on migrant detention, irregular migration in southern Europe, deportation from Sweden and deportation policy of the EU has appeared in international publications and academic journals. Her main research interests lie primarily in the migration-human rights nexus, with a special interest in forced migration issues.

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Senior Lecturer in Migration Studies, Malmö University
  • 2016–present
    Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFAS Fellow, European University Institute

Education

  • 2012 
    University of Sussex, PhD/Migration studies and human rights
  • 2010 
    University of Malta, BA in Anthropology and Sociology
  • 2002 
    University of Malta, MA in Human Rights and Democratisation

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Marie Curie COFAS Fellow
    Role:
    Researcher
    Funding Source:
    COFAS/FORTE
  • 2014
    Project Leader/Main Researcher
    Role:
    Project leader and main researcher
    Funding Source:
    European Return Fund
  • 2007
    Commonwealth Scholar
    Role:
    Doctoral Candidate
    Funding Source:
    Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK

Honours

Commonwealth Scholar, Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFAS Fellow