Fields of interest: nationalism, territorial politics, comparative politics, migration and citizenship
Jean-Thomas Arrighi joined the ‘Global Citizenship Governance’ research group in September 2018 and is based at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute. His main task will be to create a global database on naturalisation and conduct comparative research on citizenship law across the world.
Jean-Thomas was a research fellow within the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) On-the-Move at the University of Neuchâtel and an adjunct professor in politics at the universities of Neuchâtel and Lucerne (Switzerland). Before moving to Switzerland, he was a research fellow at the GLOBALCIT Observatory of the European University Institute (2012-2015), and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (2014). He holds a PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence (2012).