Anne-Line Rodriguez is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London. She is an anthropologist who specialises in the ethnographic study of the social experiences in West Africa of the European governance of migration. She was previously an Early Career Fellow in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, during which she worked on an ethnography of repatriations to Senegal. She completed her doctorate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Her thesis, entitled Social Respectability in Dakar at the Time of EU Border Closure: An Ethnography, examined the new formations of subjectivity and practices created in the Senegalese capital city in the context of tightened and externalised EU migration control. Her work has appeared in Africa: Journal of the International African Institute and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. Prior to starting her PhD, she worked for various NGOs and as an observer during asylum-seeker interviews.