Clemens Binder, MA

Clemens Binder is a researcher at the oiip and a PhD-student at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna. In 2019 he got awarded the DOC-fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) in order to pursue his doctoral studies. In addition, Clemens is a lecturer at the University of Vienna.

His research focus and expertise is on the European border and migration policy, critical security studies and politics of technology and security. In his PhD-project he investigates the intersections of the EU’s border security policy and the Research and Development of security technologies by applying interdisciplinary approaches of critical security studies and Science and Technology Studies. Further working topics of his are the role and practices of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) and topic of interior security, such as militarization of policing or cybersecurity.