Florencia joined LHR in August 2016 as a legal researcher. She is also serving her contract of service. She holds a BA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (USA), a PhD in Political Science from the University of Minnesota (USA), and an LLB from UNISA. Prior to joining LHR, Florencia was a public servant for eight years. Her areas of focus include refugee and migrant rights, land rights, administrative law and labour law.