Feline Freier

Assistant Professor, Political Science at the Universidad del Pacífico, Peru

Feline Freier is an assistant professor of political science at the Universidad del Pacífico in Peru, where she currently leads an interdisciplinary research team on the socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees. Her research, which has been funded by the Fulbright Foundation, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, and the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), focuses on immigration and refugee policies in Latin America, South-South immigration from countries in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean, and the Venezuelan displacement crisis. Freier has advised various international organizations, such as the Naumann Foundation, the International Organization for Migration, and the European Union. She represents civil society on an inter-ministerial roundtable hosted by the Peruvian Foreign Ministry, and on the regional level, in an association of non-governmental organizations dealing with the Venezuelan displacement crisis. Freier holds a PhD in political science from the London School of Economics, an MA in Latin American studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a Bachelor's degree in economics from Universitaet zu Koeln.