Claudia Tazreiter is Associate Professor of sociology at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Her research is in the fields of political sociology, social theory, visual cultures, race, ethnicity and migration with a focus on the social and affective impacts of forced and irregular migration, on human rights culture, the role of civil society in social change and visual cultures of dissent. She is the author of numerous articles, chapters and books including: Asylum Seekers and the State. The Politics of Protection in a Security-Conscious World (Ashgate 2004, 2006); Fluid Security in the Asia Pacific. Transnational Lives, Human Rights and State Control (Palgrave 2016); and the Handbook on Migration and Global Justice, edited with Leanne Weber (forthcoming, Edward Elgar). Claudia co-convenes the Forced Migration Research Network at UNSW. She has held visiting appointments at the Institute for Political Science, University Vienna (2018), Center for Place, Culture and Politics, City University New Work CUNY (2014) and the Centre for International Studies (CERI) Science Po (2011) and is fellow at the Institute for Migration and Intercultural Studies (IMIS), University Osnabrück.