Amalia Campos-Delgado is Postdoc/Lecturer at the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society at Leiden University. Her research focuses on the Transit Control Regime established in Mexico to detain and deter irregular migration in transit to the United States. She holds a BA in Anthropology, a MRes in Sociocultural Studies, and a PhD in Politics from Queen’s University Belfast. During 2019 was Postdoctoral Fellow at the International Centre for Comparative Criminology at the Univeristé de Montréal. Research and teaching interests include international migration, border securitisation, externalization of borders, and methods.