Mag. Reinhard Schweitzer, M.A., Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Researcher

Reinhard Schweitzer is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna, where he currently holds a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship and is a member of the research group INEX – Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion. He recently completed his PhD in Migration Studies at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK, and is associated with the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR). His doctoral research was part of the international research network INTEGRIM and focused on the contradictions underlying the public provision of healthcare, education and social assistance to migrants living irregularly in London and Barcelona. His current project “REvolTURN” looks at the role and functioning of ‘voluntariness’ within the management of migrant return from Austria and the UK.