Ana Ivasiuc is a Romanian anthropologist. She studied Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at the University of Leiden in The Netherlands, and moved to Paris in 2004 for a Masters degree in Migration and Interethnic Relations at the University of Paris VII Denis Diderot. After that she worked for six years for a Roma NGO in Romania. In 2014, she obtained her Ph.D from the National School of Political Science and Public Administration in Bucharest. Her current postdoc project at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Germany - within the Collaborative Research Center 'Dynamics of Security: Forms of Securitization in Historical Perspective' - researches the securitization of Eastern European Roma in the context of their migration to Italy.