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Ada Lui Gallassi

Position: Doctoral Student School/office: School of Behavioural, Social and Legal Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303175

Room: L2354

Research subject

About Ada Lui Gallassi

Ada Lui Gallassi is a PhD candidate in Social Work at Örebro University since 2016. She has a multidisciplinary background in International Human Rights Law and Social Sciences, and conducts her research from a human rights-based approach. 

Ada's PhD project lies within the fields of ageing and migration, with a focus on investigating the correlation between the working life trajectory of migrants and their socio-economic situation in later life. Her work problematizes social policies and international legal instruments in relation to migrants and older persons. Theoretically, she critically analyzes the mobility paradigm from a life course perspective.

Research Collaborations

Ada Lui Gallassi is a PhD Fellow in the COST Action CA15122 ‘Reducing Old-Age Social Exclusion’ (ROSEnet).

Research School

Ada Lui Gallassi is a Doctoral Candidate affiliated to the Swedish National Graduate School for Competitive Science on Ageing and Health (SWEAH) at Lund University, Sweden.

Research Groups

Ada Lui Gallassi is part of the Research School 'Successful Ageing' at Örebro University. 

She is also a member of the Research group on Welfare and Life-Course at Uppsala University, Sweden. 


Ada is a lecturer in the course 'Comparative Social Policy and Social Work Studies' at the Department of Social Work at Örebro University.