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Susana Ferreira


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Holds a PhD in International Relations and International Security by the NOVA University of Lisbon and the UNED (Spain). Is a Research Fellow of the IPRI-NOVA and Research Associate of the IUM Research and Development Center (CIDIUM). Before that, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for the Study of International Migration (University of Georgetown), and at the Instituto Universitario General Gutiérrez Mellado, with which she is closely involved. Her areas of interest focus on international migration, border management, security studies, European policies and the Mediterranean. She is currently project officer of a I&D project on ageing at the Complutense University of Madrid and Professor-Collaborator at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC).


Research Fields:

International Migrations.
Border Management.
Maritime security.
International Security.
European policies.
Mediterranean.

Recent Publications:

1. Ferreira, S. (2019). Human Security, Migration and the Atlantic. In Nuno Severiano Teixeira & Daniel Marcos (Ed.), Evolving Human Security Challenges in the Atlantic Space. Brookings Institute (in press).

2. Ferreira, S. (2019). Managing borders through Border Surveillance Systems (BSS). In Rodrigues, T. & Inácio, A. (Eds.), Security at a Crossroad. New tools for new challenges. Nova Iorque: Nova Science Publishers (in press).

3. Ferreira, S. (2019). Human Security and Migration in Europe's Southern Borders. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

4. Ferreira, S. (2018). From narratives to perceptions in the securitization of the migratory crisis in Europe. In Karakoulaki, M.; Southgate, L. & Steiner, J. (Eds.), Critical Perspectives on Migration in the Twenty-First Century. E-International Relations Publishing, pp. 57-73. ISBN 978-1-910814-41-3.

5. Cuadrado, J. & Ferreira, S. (2018). Population displacements during the civil wars in Liberia and Côte D’ivoire: Causes and risk factors. In Puell de la Villa, F. & García Hernán, D. (Eds.), War and Population Displacement. Lessons of History, Sussex: Sussex Academic Press. ISBN 978-1-84519-901-2 (24º SPI in political science).

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