Title: Follow the Data. Materialising the Field of Forced Displacement trough Refugee Compacts
PhD Supervisor: Elisabeth Prügl
Augusta’s PhD research revolves around the production and the use of data in the context of forced displacement, in particular in relation to so-called Refugee Compacts. She also studies migration and asylum policies in the EU, Italy and Jordan.
Augusta obtained a BA in Philosophy from La Sapienza University of Rome and a MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from Oxford University. Before starting her doctorate in Geneva, Augusta worked for three years conducting research in the fields of migration, forced displacement, statelessness and development on behalf of UNHCR, NGOs and Think Tanks. She held positions in different countries, including in Italy, UK, USA (Virginia), Belgium and Jordan. She is currently a Research Assistant at the Centre on Conflict, Development & Peacebuilding (CCDP) and an affiliate member to the Gender Centre at the Graduate Institute.