Finn, Victoria

Max Weber Fellow

    Fields of interest: migrant political participation, (non)citizenship, and migration governance in South America

    Working languages: English, Italian, Spanish

    Victoria is currently a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute, Italy, and an Affiliated Researcher at ICSO, Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias Sociales (Institute of Research in Social Sciences), Chile.

    She holds a PhD in Political Science at Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, and a PhD in Humanities at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Her dissertation on Migrant Rights, Voting, and Resocialization is open access. She also holds an MA in International Affairs from the George Washington University, US. She has taught undergraduate international relations and economics, assisted in qualitative methods, and delivered guest lectures on migration.

    Previously, Victoria was a 2021 Visiting Doctoral Fellow at Tallinn University, Estonia, collaborating on the EU Horizon 2020 project, ‘Migration and Integration Research and Networking’. She serves as an elected Co-Convener for the ECPR Standing Group on Migration and Ethnicity and elected Executive Council Officer for the APSA Migration & Citizenship Section.


    Brumat, L., & V. Finn. (2021). Mobility and Citizenship During Pandemics: The multilevel political responses in South America. Partecipazione e Conflitto 14(1): 321–340.

    Doña-Reveco, C., & V. Finn. (2021 in press). Conflicting Priorities in South American Migration Governance. Bulletin of Latin American Research.

    Finn, V. (2021). Democracy in Croatia: From Stagnant 1990s to Rapid Change 2000–2011. International Political Science Review 42(2): 197–212.

    Finn, V., & C. Doña-Reveco. (2021). Peaks and Pitfalls of Multilevel Policy Coordination: Analyzing the South American Conference on Migration. Migration Letters 18(4): 487–496.

    Finn, V., & M.-L. Jakobson. (2021). Mobility During Pandemics: Moving Borders and Citizenship into Uncharted Territories. Cosmos + Taxis 9(5+6): 109–121.

    Vásquez, J., V. Finn, & S. Umpierrez de Reguero. (2021). Cambiando la cerradura. Intenciones legislativas del proyecto de Ley de Migraciones en Chile [Changing the Padlock: Legislative Intentions in Chile’s migration law proposal]. Colombia Internacional 106: 57–87.

    Finn, V. (2020). Migrant Voting: Here, There, in Both Countries, or Nowhere. Citizenship Studies 24(6): 730–750.

    Finn, V., & S. Umpierrez de Reguero. (2020). Inclusive Language for Exclusive Policies: Restrictive Migration Governance in Chile, 2018. Latin American Policy 11(1): 42–61.

    Umpierrez de Reguero, S., V. Finn, V. Cartagena, & G. Baquerizo. (2020). El sufragio multiterritorial: Evidencia de migrantes andinos en Ecuador [Multiterritorial Suffrage: Evidence from Andean Migrants in Ecuador]. Revista Andina de Estudios Políticos 10(1): 126–151.

    Finn, V. (2019). Entre el individuo y el Estado: Burocracia pre- y post-migratoria [The Individual Versus the State: Pre- and Post-Migration Bureaucracy]. Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana 26(56): 159–178.

    Finn, V., C. Doña-Reveco, & M. Feddersen. (2019). Migration Governance in South America: Regional Approaches versus National Laws. In The Dynamics of Regional Migration Governance, A. Geddes, M. V. Espinoza, L. Hadj-Abdou, & L. Brumat (Eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing.