Department of Politics and International Studies

Gennaro Errichiello

Key information

Senior Teaching Fellow Teaching Fellow
Department of Politics and International Studies
MA (Swansea University), PhD (Loughborough University)
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Gennaro Errichiello was awarded a full scholarship from Loughborough University for the PhD in Social Sciences. He worked as a Research Associate in the project on General UK elections in 2017 at Loughborough University where he also worked as a University Teacher in Research Methods (2017-2020). In 2011, he was awarded a full scholarship from the European Social Fund to attend the Master in Global Migration at Swansea University. Between 2003 and 2005, he was a Research Associate in the project “The woman in the Mediterranean” in collaboration with University of Naples “Federico II”. He has worked in non-profit organisations and taught Italian as a Second language. In 2002, he graduated in Sociology of the Muslim World at the University of Naples “L’Orientale”.

Key publications

  • Errichiello, G. (2023). Making middle-class lives. Diaspora and belonging among Pakistanis in Dubai. In Abdelhady D. and Aly R. (eds.) Routledge Handbook on Middle Eastern Diasporas. London and New York: Routledge (pp. 250-261).
  • Errichiello, G. (2021). Migration, Integration and belonging: Pakistani migrants in Britain and the United Arab Emirates. In Profanter A. and Maestri E. (eds.) Migration and Integration Challenges of Muslim Immigrants in Europe. Debating policies and cultural approaches. London: Palgrave Macmillan (pp.55-89).
  • Errichiello, G., & Nyhagen, L. (2021) ‘Dubai is a transit lounge’. Migration, Temporariness and Belonging among Pakistani middle-class migrants. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 30(2): 119-142.
  • Errichiello, G. (2012). Foreign Workforce in the Arab Gulf States (1930-1950). Migration patterns and Nationality clause. International Migration Review, 46(2): 388-412.

Research interests

His research interests revolve around international migration and diaspora politics, migrant associations, integration, race, gender and class. He has worked extensively on Muslim migrants in Western countries, on South-South migration and, in particular, on the Arab Gulf countries and South Asia.

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