Dr Annalisa Meloni is a senior lecturer in law at the University of East London with over 12 years of experience in research and teaching both within and outside academia. Her main area of research expertise is EU visa policy and more broadly EU external border controls and immigration law. Key themes in her research include the intersection of human rights, security and technology in the field of border control and how European integration impacts human rights and security. She holds a PhD (funded by the AHRC) and LLM from University College London and a LLB in English & European Laws from the University of Essex (including a year at Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen). She teaches EU Law, Public Law and Employment Law.