Stephan Scheel works as an Assistant Professor for Transnational Cooperation and Migration Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany. Stephan’s research is situated at the intersection of border, migration and citizenship studies as well as critical security and science and technology studies (STS). He is currently working on the digitization of border and migration management and the related Politics of (Non)Knowledge in the (Un)Making of Migration. So far, Stephan has published his research in numerous articles in journals such as Cultural Studies, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, the European Journal of Social Theory, Gender, Place and Culture, Geopolitics, the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, International Political Sociology, Millennium, Migration Studies, Nations and Nationalism, Postcolonial Studies, Science, Technology and Human Values, South Atlantic Quarterly and Third World Quarterly. His first research monograph is entitled Autonomy of Migration? Appropriating Mobility within Biometric Border Regimes(Routledge, 2019).