Portrait Simona Vezzoli

Simona Vezzoli

Simona Vezzoli is a research officer at the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre Governance of Migration and Diversity and Deputy Director of the International Migration Institute. She is a migration scholar with a geographical focus on the Caribbean and South America and has previously studied and worked at the University of California, Berkeley, the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Oxford University and the University of Amsterdam. In her PhD, Simona explored the evolution of post-World War II migrations from the Caribbean region and the effects of independence, the establishment of border regimes and the presence of post-colonial ties.