Chiara Galli is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).
Her research interests include: international migration, citizenship, migration and asylum policy, sociology of law, children and youth studies, and qualitative research methods.
Her ethnographic dissertation examines Central American unaccompanied minors' experiences of incorporation in Los Angeles, as they navigate applications for asylum and other forms of humanitarian immigration relief with the help of immigration attorneys. Her research has been published in various venues, including Social Problems, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies and Ethnic and Racial Studies.