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Current Position


Research fields

Refugee studies; asylum and migration policy, new migration movements, undocumented migrants, social policy; social epemiology; health promotion; substance use and addictions, adolescent development; sociolinguistics.


1998      Diplôme d'études supérieures en management et analyse des politiques publiques (DESMAP) at the University of Geneva

1987      Lic. in sociology. at the University of Geneva

1982      Diplôme spécial d'études françaises, Université P. Valéry Montpellier III, France

Professional Experience

since 1996      Scientific collaborator and project manager at the Swiss Forum for Migration Studies at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

1991 - 1996      Scientific collaborator at Swiss Institute for the prevention of alcohol and other drug problems (SIPA/ISPA) in Lausanne

1987 - 1991      Research assistant and lecturer at the Departement of Sociology at the Geneva University

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