Teresa Cappiali

Post-doctoral Fellow


PhD in Political Science, Université de Montréal, Montreal, 2015


Politics of Migration; Immigrants’ Political Participation and Civic Engagement; Racial and Ethnic Politics; Social Movement Theories and Immigration; Post-Colonial Theories and Racialization; Political Sociology; Qualitative Research.


  • Activism of Immigrants in Vulnerable Conditions and Radical-Left Allies: A Case Study of Italy’s Struggle of the Crane, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2016.
  • Whoever Decides for You Without You, He is Against You!’ Immigrant Activism and the Role of the Left in Political Racialization, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2016.
  • Beyond the Political Opportunity Structure Approach: Studying Agency through the "Local Realm of Immigration," Ursula Lehmkuhl, Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink, Laurence McFalls (eds.), Spaces of Difference: Conflicts and Cohabitation, Münster: Waxmann, 2016.