Costanza Hermanin is a researcher in the
department of social and political science of the European University
Institute, where she is about to complete her PhD. Her research interests
comprise EU social and immigration policy, EU institutional affairs, and human
rights and immigration policy in Italy. She has been visiting fellow at several
places (WZB, CERI, Columbia, Berkeley). She is the co-editor of a forthcoming
book on Fighting Race Discrimination in Europe (Routledge, 2012). She has
been publishing on Italian and English speaking journals.