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Postdoc researcher

Luisa Faustini Torres holds a PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Prior to that, she completed a Master in Immigration Management at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2015) and a Master in International Relations at the Barcelona Institute for International Studies (2012), where she specialized in global governance and foreign policy. She also holds a B.A. in International Relations from the IBMEC University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her PhD research focused on the nexus between EU external migration policies and the democratization of countries in the Southern Mediterranean neighbourhood (with a focus in Morocco as a case study). Her main research interests are international politics, immigration policies and migration diplomacy. She is particularly interested in policy analysis and qualitative research methods (content and text analysis with CAQDAS).