Marie Mallet-Garcia Marie Skłodowska-Curie Researcher

Dr. Marie L. Mallet-Garcia is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Researcher at the University of Oxford. She earned her doctorate at the Paris Sorbonne University in 2013. Her dissertation qualitatively and comparatively analyzed Latino political participation in Boston, Los Angeles, and Miami.

Prior to joining COMPAS, Dr. Mallet-Garcia was an assistant professor at the Sorbonne Law School. She also spent four years in residence at Harvard University as a Fulbright Scholar and a postdoctoral researcher in the sociology department. She has won funding from various American Institutions such as the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, Cornell University, as well as several European fellowships, notably a Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND at Freie Unviversität Berlin, a EURIAS fellowship at the Casa de Velazquez, and an MSCA Individual fellowship at the University of Oxford.

Her research interests include immigrants’ integration into the host society through access to and use of social services. She is particularly interested in Latin American immigrants in the United States and the European Union, as well as irregular and other vulnerable migrant groups. Her work has been published in Latino Studies, Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, California Journal of Politics and Policy, American Behavioral Scientist, the Swiss Journal of Sociology, New Media & Society, and Social Policy Review among others.

News & Blogs


City Initiative on Migrants with Irregular Status in Europe (C-MISE)

Sarah Spencer, Nicola Delvino, Marie Mallet-Garcia, Nathan Grassi and Rosaleen Cunningham | Phase I: 2017-19 | Phase II: 2020-21

Local Responses to Precarious Migrants: Frames, Strategies and Evolving Practices in Europe (LoReMi)

Sarah Spencer and Marie Mallet-Garcia | March 2021 to October 2022