2017-2018 ISD Fellow
Bunker Graduate Fellow, Master of Arts in Arab Studies
Adviser: Dr. Kelly McFarland, ISD Director of Programs and Research
Research topic: “Euro-Mediterranean Relations, Irregular Migration, and Readmission Agreements: A Case Study of EU-Libya, EU-Turkey, and EU-Morocco Negotiations”
Agathe Christien is a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Arab studies (MAAS) program at the School of Foreign Service. Her areas of research interest include migration and refugee issues, critical security studies, and international relations. Agathe’s ISD research project focuses on irregular migration in the Mediterranean, particularly the negotiations of readmission agreements between the European Union and Libya, Turkey, and Morocco. Originally from France, Agathe graduated from Sciences Po Lyon with a degree in International Relations. She previously worked as a research intern at the French Research Center in Jerusalem and has been involved in refugee integration programs in France and in Greece.