Luiza Bialasiewicz is a political geographer and Professor of European Governance in the Department of European Studies. She has been a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Natolin since 2013, where she teaches an annual course on European Geopolitics. Bialasiewicz is also the co-director of the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES).
Her work focuses on the political geographies of European foreign policy and EU geopolitics, with particular attention to the EU's external borders and the out-sourcing of migration management. Her most recent research has examined the changing spatialities of migrant reception within urban spaces and anti-migrant movements.
She is one of the editors of Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, an international journal of critical, heterodox, and interdisciplinary research into the relations between the political and the spatial.
Her most recent books are the forthcoming co-edited volume Spaces of Tolerance (in the Routledge Series 'Research in Place, Space and Politics') and the edited collection Europe in the World: EU Geopolitics and the Making of European Space