Ashley Mantha-Hollands



Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
B 419
Former Staff Member of the Visiting Research Professorship

Research fields

Citizenship Theory
Political Theory | Feminist Theory | International Law


Ashley Mantha-Hollands is a Research Fellow with the International Citizenship Law Project Group. Her research focuses broadly on comparing countries' citizenship law and evaluating citizenship regimes based on theories of feminism, ethics, and justice. 


09/2019 - Present 

Research Associate at the Global Citizenship Observatory - European University Institute  

08/2018 - Present

Research Fellow at the Project Group “International Citizenship Law”


Analyst - OECD Management Support and Policy Unit, Paris, France


Policy Analyst - Federal Government of Canada - Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Toronto, Canada


PhD Candidate, Political Science, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences, Humboldt University

Master Public Policy Collaboration Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto, Canada

BA (Honours) Political Science, Minor History (with Distinction), Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Selected Publications 

Ashley Mantha-Hollands and Jelena Džankić, "Ties that bind and unbind: Charting the boundaries of EU citizenship", Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (2022).

 Ashley Mantha-Hollands, Attachment Issues: Assessing the Relationship between Newcomers and the Constitution, 31 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. (forthcoming).

Ashley Mantha-Hollands and Liav Orgad, “Citizenship at a crossroad,” International Journal of Constitutional Law (2021).

Ashley Mantha-Hollands and Liav Orgad, “The Future of Handshaking”, op-ed published in Verfassungsblog (English), Der Tagesspiegel (German), and Swissinfo (English, German, Italian, French, Chinese).