Marie Walter-Franke is an Affiliate Policy Fellow at the Jacques Delors Centre, working on EU migration and asylum policy. She writes her PhD at the Free University of Berlin within the graduate school ‘Human Rights under Pressure – Ethics, Law and Politics’. The programme is a cooperation with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where she was a visiting research fellow in 2016. She holds an M.A. in European studies from Sciences Po Paris and an M.Sc. in Politics and Government in the EU from the London School of Economics.
Before returning to academia, Marie was project manager at a Berlin-based publisher, where she oversaw several EU law journals. Previously, she worked for the European Commission, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP).
· “Building a Common European Asylum System despite discordance – Polarized representations in the discursive process of policy-making” in Politiques Europénnes, 2018/2 (Nr. 60), pp. 34-70 (peer reviewed)
· with Daria Davitti and Marlene Fries, “Gradations of externalisation: Is the EU sailing towards offshoring asylum protection?” Policy brief 3/2018 for the Forced Migration Unit of the Human Rights Center, Faculty of Law, Nottingham University, May 2018
with Shani Bar-Tuvia, “Why Some E.U. States Want Hotspots in the Sahel”, op-ed for the online news site Refugees Deeply, November 2017