Chiara Quagliariello is currently Research Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studied at the European University Institute within the project EU Border Care directed by Professor Vanessa Grotti. She holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Siena and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Paris VIII, France. Between 2012 and 2014, she was lecturer in Cultural Anthropology and Social Anthropology at the University of Reims Champagne Ardenne, France. In 2015, she was lecturer in Medical Anthropology and Medical Sociology at the Universities of Paris Descartes (Paris V) and Paris Vincennes (Paris VIII), France.
She has carried out researches in collaboration with the Centre de Recherches Sociologiques et Politiques de Paris (CRESPPA/ CNRS) and with the Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire (IFAN) of Dakar, Senegal. Between 2014 and 2015, she was Research Fellow at the Laboratory of Fundamental Rights (LDF) of Turin where she worked on the Informed Consent and Right to Health project. In 2015, she was visiting research fellow of the Department of Law & Anthropology at the Max Planck Institute of Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany. In 2016, she was visiting research fellow of the Department of Anthropology at the University College London, UK.
She has a long experience in field research in Italy and in Senegal. Her research interests include medical anthropology, with a particular attention to childbirth models, reproductive health; social and health inequalities; gender, class and “ethnicity”; intercultural medicine, medical challenges in migrant patients health care and assistance.