Judith Spirig

Max Weber Fellow
European University Institute

Email: judith.spirig@eui.eu
Website: www.judithspirig.com


Judith Spirig is a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zurich’s Department of Political Science, where she also obtained her PhD in 2018. During her PhD, she was a visiting research student at the London School of Economics’s Government Department and Stanford University’s Department of Political Science. She has a BA in philosophy and business and economics from the University of Basel and an MSc in international development and humanitarian emergencies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Her main research interests include international migration (in particular asylum and forced migration), discrimination against and attitudes toward out-groups, and judicial behavior.