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Associate Professor, Universidad del Pacifico
Luisa Feline Freier is an Associate Professor of political science at the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima, Peru. Her research focuses on migration and refugee policies and laws in Latin America, south-south migration, and the Venezuelan displacement crisis. She has published widely in both academic and media outlets, and has been interviewed on the Venezuelan displacement crisis in international media.
She has provided consultation services to various international institutions and organizations such as Amnesty International, the European Union, the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the World Bank. She is an IOM Migration Research and Publishing High-Level Adviser.
Professor Freier has been a fellow of the Fulbright program, the Naumann Foundation for Freedom, and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). She is an affiliate of the Refugee Law Initiative of the University of London and a founding member of the research group Comparative Analysis on International Migration and Displacement in the Americas (CAMINAR).
She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the London School of Economics, a master's degree in Latin American and Caribbean studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a bachelor's in economics from the Universität zu Köln in Germany.