Lisa is Senior Project Manager for the Strategic Research Area International Development and Inclusive Innovation at The Open University, UK. She joined the university as Senior Project Manager of the Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism research project in July 2010. In October 2010 she also started her PhD on British-Muslim family law as a site of citizenship. Before joining the The Open University, Lisa worked at the University of Edinburgh Law School as Research Fellow of the EUDO Citizenship project on access to citizenship in Europe. During her undergraduate studies in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (University of Vienna), she developed a strong interest in migration issues. She thus joined a post-graduate programme on Migration and Ethnic Minority Law (SOAS) where she focused her research on UK and European law on family reunification, migration and citizenship, as well as on legal issues affecting Muslim communities in Europe.