Professor Séamas Kelly
Thesis Title: The re-making of Human Identification Infrastructures (HII) in the European Union after the Schengen Agreement with a focus on asylum case processing in Germany.
Research Interests: Cultural sociology; Science and Technology Studies (STS); infrastructural change; critical migration, security and border studies; asylum processing; the history of documenting people.
I am currently a doctoral candidate at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in Dublin. I hold a Master of Arts in Socio-Cultural Studies from European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), and a Diploma in Social Work from the Catholic University of Applied Social Sciences Berlin. Previously, I have worked for the Digital Opportunities Foundation in Berlin, as a research assistant in the project “Coding Space” by the UCD Quinn School of Business in partnership with the UCD Earth Institute, and as a home assistant to an independent living project.