Alice Massari has been awarded a Marie Curie Global Fellowship at the University of Copenhagen and the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration Programme (Toronto Metropolitan University). She holds an MA in International Relations and a PhD in Political Science, European Politics and International Relations. She recently published the book Visual Securitization: Humanitarian Representations and Migration Governance
Previsouly, she has been working in the humanitarian sector since 2007 as a researcher, aid worker and consultant. Over the last 15 years, she has worked as humanitarian affairs officer for the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO); and as an expert on migration for the European Commission; as well as an aid worker in Africa and the Middle East.
Her research and writing focus on migration, humanitarianism, visuality and securitization.