Elisa Brey is part-time professor at Complutense University of Madrid, where she teaches sociology and cultural sociology. In 2016, she obtained her Ph.D in political and social sciences at Liège University and Complutensee University of Madrid, through a cotutorship. Previously she was contracted to word with Oxford University, EHESS Paris, HEC Liège, the Council of Europe and the European University Institute. She was a visiting researcher at Warwick University (2007), Alberto Hurtado University, Chile (2012) and the Autonomous University of Mexico State (2018). Scientific associate at CEDEM, she is also part of the Group of Studies on International Migration (GEMI) and the Group of Sociology of Childhood and Youth (GSIA), in Spain. In relation to this second research topic, she is codirector of the Master of Social Policies for Children and Young People at Complutense University of Madrid.