Dr Matilde  Rosina

Dr Matilde Rosina

Visiting Fellow

European Institute

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Key Expertise
Migration, international political economy, Europe, criminalisation

About me

Dr Matilde Rosina is Visiting Fellow at the European Institute. Her research focuses on the political economy of international migration, with specific reference to the European context.  Matilde received her PhD in International Political Economy from King’s College London, having been awarded scholarships by the Luigi Einaudi Foundation and the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe. Matilde won the King’s Outstanding Thesis Prize for 2021 for her doctoral thesis, and the LSE Class Teacher Award for 2021 for her teaching in the European Institute. She was also nominated for the LSE Teaching Award for Excellent Feedback and Communication.  Before joining LSE, Matilde lectured at City, University of London, and at Fordham University. She previously worked at the European Commission and in the business intelligence sector. 

Latest publications: 

Rosina, M. (2022), The criminalisation of irregular migration in Europe: Deterrence, globalisation, and vicious cycles, Palgrave Macmillan. https://link.springer.com/book/9783030903466 

Talani, L.S.T., Rosina, M., Torrisi, O., Monteleoni, G., and Deliperi, R. (forthcoming 2022), Onward migration and the case of the Italo-Bangladeshi community’s relocation to the United Kingdom, COMITES, London.Rosina, M. (2021), ‘Easy information, easy migration? Irregular journeys and information gaps’, Scienza e Pace/Science and Peacehttps://scienzaepace.unipi.it/index.php/it/annate/item/564-easy-information,-easy-migration-irregular-journeys-and-information-gaps.html 

Rosina, M. (2020), ‘Criminal law and migration: The sources and implications of uncertain sanctioning regimes’, DPCE Online, 45(4), 5226-5239. http://www.dpceonline.it/index.php/dpceonline/article/view/1210 

Talani, L.S., and Rosina, M. (eds.) (2019), Tidal Waves? The political economy of populism and migration in Europe, Peter Lang, Bern, 224 pages, ISBN 978-3-0343-3873-8. https://www.peterlang.com/document/1111107#document-details-anchor 

Rosina, M. (2019), ‘Globalisation and Irregular Migration: Does Deterrence Work?’, in The Dark Side of Globalisation, (edited by) Talani, L.S., and Roccu, R., Palgrave Macmillan, London, ISBN 978-3-030-05117-4, pp. 85-120. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-05117-4_4     Media:

'Why making migration a crime doesn’t work’ (LSE Research Showcase) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXrpv0GITLc&list=PLK4elntcUEy1v1hX-R7es_IWdtCIIT6zL&index=12


'The UK government’s new plan for immigration: implications for refugees’ (part of the Refugee Realities podcast series) https://open.spotify.com/episode/4dk6amIoMjkQv9CwXHGmWv

Expertise Details

Migration; international political economy; Europe; criminalisation