Claudia Tazreiter is a Associate Professor Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.
Claudia is a political sociologist. Her research focuses on contemporary human rights discourses, migration, the role of civil society, cosmopolitanism and post-conflict reconciliation processes. She has published extensively on migration, human rights, the asylum policies of Western states, the role of non-governmental organizations in policy advocacy, and women’s rights in post-conflict settings. She is currently working on an Australian Research Council funded project on migrant workers and human security in the Asia Pacific.
Contemporary human rights discourses, civil society and social movements, theories of migration and citizenship, transnationalism, cosmopolitanism
Current Research Projects
Fluid security in the Asia Pacific. With Leanne Weber, Sharon Pickering and Marie Segrave as co-investigators. A 3-year project on migrant workers and human security in the Asia Pacific. Funded by the Australian Research Council(Discovery grant)
Affiliations and Memberships
Associate, Australian Human Rights Centre, Faculty of Law, UNSW
Member, Management Committee, Gilbert and Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW
Member, International Sociological Association