Dr. Elias Steinhilper
Dr. Elias Steinhilper is a Political Sociologist with a particular interest in migration studies, political participation, protest and human rights. He studied political science in Berlin, Freiburg and Colchester and obtained a PhD in political science and sociology from Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence under the supervision of Prof. Donatella della Porta. His research has been published in various peer-reviewed journals such as Sociology,Social Movement Studies and Social Inclusion, and is forthcoming in various book chapters. Beyond academia, Dr. Steinhilper has worked with the German Institute for Human Rights, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and as a freelance journalist.