Dr. Sergio Carrera is Senior Research Fellow and Head of Justice and Home Affairs Programme at CEPS. He is also Part-Time Professor at the Migration Policy Centre (MPC) in the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence (Italy).
Carrera is Visiting Professor at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) at Sciences Po (France), Associate Professor/Senior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law in Maastricht University (The Netherlands), and Honorary Industry Professor at the School of Law in Queen Mary University of London (UK).
His main research interests are on EU justice and home affairs (JHA) law and Area of Freedom, Security and Justice policy, with particular focus on migration, asylum, citizenship and Schengen policies. His areas of expertise also cover EU criminal justice law and police cooperation, and their impact on data protection/privacy and the rights of the defence.