Judith Spirig

Lecturer in Political Science
University College London

Email: j.spirig@ucl.ac.uk
Website: www.judithspirig.com


Judith Spirig is a lecturer in political science at University College London. Previously, she was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zurich, 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), exclusionary attitudes, political behavior, courts and judicial institutions.