Victor Santos Rodriguez

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Dr. Victor Santos Rodriguez


Dr. Victor Santos Rodriguez is a political scientist with interdisciplinary expertise on global affairs, human mobilities, security studies, labor matters, gender/sexualities and cultural politics. He teaches at the University of Lausanne and at the Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID). His current research explores the migration-gender-(in)security nexus from the perspective of the politics of the body. He is about to start a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Postdoc.Mobility fellowship at Paris Sciences Po’s Center for International Studies (CERI). The research project that he will be conducting there is entitled Family reunification politics in postwar Western Europe: migrant women, state control and reproductive bodies.

In addition to his academic work, Victor Santos Rodriguez was active for ten years in the associative sphere where he co-founded and chaired Jet d’Encre, an association whose democratic objective was – among others – to ensure the dissemination of academic knowledge that has the ability to contribute positively to public deliberations

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