The inclusion of social minorities is contingent on civic activism and government policies that become more polarised as well as volatile in times of crises. Markus Thiel, Ernesto Fiocchetto and Jeffrey Maslanik delve into the state of inclusion policies throughout Europe
PhD Candidate in International Relations, Florida International University
Ernesto is an Argentinean sociologist.
He holds a Master’s in Religious Studies and a Master’s in International Studies from Florida International University.
For the past four years, he has been a graduate assistant at FIU's Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence.
Ernesto's research interests revolve around the multiple intersections of gender and sexuality, religion, and international politics in forced migration contexts, particularly focusing on the European Union and the Americas.
For his dissertation project, he studies the agency of Faith Actors, including faith-based organisations, religious communities, and religious leaders, in the reception and integration of LGBTIQ+ Latin Americans claiming asylum in Spain and the US.