Daniela D’Urso (PhD Fellow)

Daniela D’Urso is currently a Research Assistant at the University of Latvia in the Department of Economics, Business, and Management, funded under the MSCA – Industrial Doctorate programme.

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Arabic and Turkish languages from the University of Ca’ Foscari in Venice and a double Master's Degree in Sociology of Migration from the University of Ca’ Foscari in Venice and the University Paul Valéry in Montpellier. During her Master’s studies, she also carried out a complementary training at the University Moulay Ismail in Meknès, Morocco. Her research interests include sociology of migration, anthropology, post-colonial studies, political economy of the Arab countries and social geography.

Before joining the academia, she worked in Morocco with asylum seekers. As part of the PRESILIENT project, she focuses on the informal economy in Morocco.