Barbara von Rütte is a postdoctoral research fellow at Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen. Prior to this she has been a PhD researcher at the University of Bern within the Swiss National Center for Competence in Research NCCR – on the move. Her doctoral and postdoctoral research focuses on the regulation of the right to citizenship in international human rights law. Her broader research interests include questions relating to citizenship law and theory as well as statelessness, legal identity, and the administrative detention of migrants both from a constitutional law as well as a human rights perspective. Since 2020 she is a member of the Swiss Federal Commission on Migration and serves as a book review editor for the Statelessness and Citizenship review. Until 2019 she also served as a consultant for the Council of Europe on the committee of experts on administrative detention of migrants (CJ-DAM).