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Lorenzo Gabrielli, Ph.D. cum laude in Political Science from LAM­Science Po Bordeaux, France (2011). is post-doctoral researcher at GRITIM-UPF, associate lecturer at Political Science Department at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and associate researcher at Centre Emile Durkheim­Sciences Po Bordeaux. He has been visiting researcher at United Nationas University – Institute of Globalisation, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM), and senior visiting researcher at IEMed (European Institute of the Mediterranean). Dr. Gabrielli has also worked as researcher for EUNOMAD ­ European Network on Migration and Development, and for the Fundació Jaume Bofill, Barcelona. His research interests covers the following issues: the multilevel governance of international migration in the Euro­African space; the ‘migration–development’ nexus; borders and bordering/re-bordering processes; the issue of migrant integration; the transnational political participation of migrants, between other issues related with migration phenomena.
Dr. Gabrielli received a B.S. in Law from the University of Trento, Italy (2001), a DEA (MAS) in “Political analysis of Africa and Southern Countries”, from CEAN­Science Po Bordeaux (2002), and a Ph.D. cum laude in Political Science from LAM­Science Po Bordeaux, France (2011). His PhD dissertation examined the development of Spanish immigration policy, underlying his ambiguities and ambivalences through the case of West African migrations. Dr. Gabrielli was granted a Marie Curie PhD fellowship at Deusto University of Bilbao ­ European Doctorate Program of “Migration, Territory and Conflict” (2003­2004), and a fellowship by Bofill Foundation (Barcelona) (2006 ­2007).
He has also collaborated with the MHIC (Museum of Immigration History of Catalonia) where he developed contents and a multimedia application of the issue of forced mobility for the permanent exhibition. He is reviewer for several social sciences journals and book editors.