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Dr Francesca Meloni


Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Kings College London, United Kingdom



Francesca Meloni is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Social Justice at the School of Education, Communication & Society. She has a background in anthropology and completed her PhD at McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 2014. Before joining King's College London, she worked as Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford and UCL and she was Lecturer at Humboldt University, in Berlin, and Northumbria University. Francesca's research focuses on contemporary processes of migration and social exclusion. She is particularly interested in the interface between migration, policy, race, and age, and in the impact of legal status on the experiences of belonging and access to social services.



Migration, rights and citizenship; migrant young people, children and families; data technologies and bordering practice; participatory research approaches
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