Luiza Bialasiewicz is a political geographer and Professor of European Governance in the Department of European Studies. She has been a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Natolin since 2013, where she teaches an annual course on European Geopolitics.
Bialasiewicz is the academic co-director of the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES)
and one of the Theme Leaders of the Centre's 'Europe in the World' research theme
Bialasiewicz's research examines the political geographies of European foreign policy and EU geopolitics, with particular attention to the geopolitics of the EU's migration management at the Union's external borders and beyond. Her most recent work investigates how broader geopolitical concerns 'touch down' in domestic politics, with a focus on Far-Right and Nativist movements and parties.
She is one of the editors of Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, an international journal of critical, heterodox, and interdisciplinary research into the relations between the political and the spatial.
Her most recent books are the co-edited collection Spaces of Tolerance: Changing Geographies and Philosophies of Religion in Today's Europe (2019) and the edited volume Europe in the World: EU Geopolitics and the Making of European Space (2011; paperback edition 2016).