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BA (LUISS), MA (LUISS & MGIMO), MSc (Durham), PhD (EUI)

Dr Eleonora Milazzo joined KCL in September 2021 after defending her PhD at the European University Institute.

At KCL she is a Research Associate within the ERC project EUSOL - Solidarity in the European Union. She is currently working on the publication of her book Refugee Protection and Solidarity. The Responsibilities of EU Member States.

Dr Milazzo is a political theorist and a policy analyst working at the interface of academia and applied research on migration, asylum, and social inclusion policies in the EU. She is also Associate Fellow at Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations in Brussels.

For more details, please see her personal webpage.

Research Interests 

  • Justice and the European Union
  • Migration and asylum governance
  • Ethics of migration
  • EU integration

Selected Publications

Milazzo, E. (2021). Return sponsorship in the EU asylum system: a normative assessment, Migration Policy Centre (MPC) Working Paper, 2021/92.

Milazzo, E. (2020). Failing Solidarity: Justifed or Excused? Assessing EU Member States’ Arguments in Defence of the Failure to Share Responsibility for Refugee Protection, Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric, 12:2, 198-218.