Maisie Fitzmaurice left PRIO in 2024. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Maisie Fitzmaurice

Maisie Fitzmaurice

Interests and experience

  • Migration policy
  • Decolonisation
  • Legal mobilsation
  • Citizenship deprivation
  • Border activism

Current Position:

Maisie is a research assistant involved in the following projects under the supervision of Marta Bivand Erdal and Jørgen Carling:

  • Migration Rhythms in Trajectories of Upward Social Mobility in Asia (MigrationRhythms)
  • Aligning Migration Management and the Migration-Development Nexus (MIGNEX)


  • 2023: MPhil in Theory an Practice of Human Rights, the University of Oslo
  • 2018: BA Hons in Development Studies and Study of Religions, SOAS University of London

Languages Spoken:

English (mother tongue), Norwegian (working proficiency)

Maisie is also affiliated with the research project Deporting Foreigners: Contested Norms in International practice (NORMS) at the Institute for Social Research (ISF), as a master's student. Her supervisors are Nicole Ostrand and Katja Franko. She is a recipient of a Fritt Ord grant. Maisie previously trained in design, and works as a jeweller and silversmith.

Work positions
Research AssistantPeace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
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