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Research Fellow, Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute

Leiza Brumat is a Research Fellow in the MIGPROSP project. Before joining the MPC she was a lecturer in International Relations, Regional Integration and International Organizations and a Research Fellow for the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) of Argentina. She was awarded a PhD in Social Sciences by Flacso–Argentina with a thesis on migration policies and the free movement of persons in Mercosur. Leiza was a visiting scholar at the Università di Bologna and visiting researcher at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She has been consultant for various international organizations and has participated as presenter, organizer and discussant in several academic events. Leiza has written Op-Eds for Diario Perfil and El Cronista Comercial.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute


  • 2016 
    FLACSO, PhD in Social Sciences
  • 2014 
    Universidad de San Andrés, MA in International Relations and Negotiations
  • 2014 
    Universitat de Barcelona, MA in Economic International Relations

Professional Memberships

  • International Studies Association
  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Ciencia Política
  • European Consortium for Political Research