Eline has a background in Political Science and International Relations with a BSc from the University of Tromsø - the Arctic University of Norway (UiT) and a MSc from Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA). She has also spent some time at the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Eline is interested in the different discourses and practices shaping the field of EUropean external(ized) border management and Frontex's work, including securitization, crisis and humanitarianism, among others.

Visiting PhD Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam, Department of Sociology, March 2020 – September 2020.