MariaCaterina La Barbera

PhD in Human Rights from the University of Palermo (Italy). “Ramón y Cajal” Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy of the National Spanish Research Council. She has been a researcher at the University of Palermo, the University of California-Berkeley, the Center for Human and Social Sciences of CSIC, the Center for Political and Constitutional Studies of Madrid, and has been a lecturer at the UNED, the Carlos III University of Madrid and the University Antonio de Nebrija. Her lines of research cover human rights at the intersection of gender and migration. Through critical analysis of law and public policies, her research addresses gender discrimination, intersectionality, cultural diversity, and citizenship regimes. Her articles have been published in high-impact journals such as the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Law & Society Review, Policy and Society, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Global Jurist and Migration Letter. She has edited the volumes ‘Identity and migration in Europe’ (Springer 2015), ‘Igualdad de género y no discriminación en España’ (CEPC 2016) and ‘Challenging the Borders of Justice in the Age of Migrations’ (Springer 2019). She has been Principal Investigator of several R&D actions and projects, including Towards the implementation of the “human rights, gender, intersectionality” approach in Madrid’s municipal policiesand Equality and intersectionality in universities.