My name is Elise and I am an educator, researcher, and activist. I am a second-year Phd Candidate in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology and a Research Assistant at the Global Migration Centre at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. Previously, I taught Latin American Studies for Kulturstudier and the Universidad National Autónoma de Nicaragua. I am also the co-founder of Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture (RAMA), a migrant justice collective based in western Canada that supports temporary agricultural workers. Originally from British Columbia, in the last five years I have lived in Canada, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Germany, and Spain, and contributed to both scholarly and popular articles related to migration. I am presently undertaking my PhD fieldwork in Madrid, where I am also working on the ERC-funded project, "Returning to a Better Place: The (Re)assessment of the "Good Life" in Times of Crisis".