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Alexander Betts

Leopold Muller Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs; Director

Louise Bloom

Research Officer, Humanitarian Innovation Project

Georgia Cole

Joyce Pearce Junior Research Fellow

Cathryn Costello

Andrew W Mellon Associate Professor of International Human Rights and Refugee ...

Matthew J Gibney

Elizabeth Colson Professor of Politics and Forced Migration; Deputy Director

Will Jones

Departmental Lecturer in Forced Migration

Gil Loescher

Visiting Professor

Naohiko Omata

Senior Research Officer, Humanitarian Innovation Project

Tom Scott-Smith

Associate Professor of Refugee Studies and Forced Migration

Leïla Vignal

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual European Fellow


Dawn Chatty

Emerita Professor of Anthropology and Forced Migration and former Director of ...

Barbara Harrell-Bond

Emerita Professor and founding Director of the Refugee Studies Centre, ...

David Turton

Emeritus Reader and former Director of the Refugee Studies Centre, 1997–2001

Roger Zetter

Emeritus Professor and former Director of the Refugee Studies Centre, 2006–2010


Felicity Irwin

Centre Administrator

Laurence Medley

Accounts Officer

Andrea Smith

Postgraduate Courses Coordinator

Outreach and Dissemination

Marion Couldrey

Co-Editor, Forced Migration Review

Sharon Ellis

Assistant, Forced Migration Review

Tara-Sienna Hartman

Acting Summer School and Outreach Event Coordinator

Maurice Herson

Co-Editor, Forced Migration Review

Tamsin Kelk

Communications and Information Coordinator

Susanna Power

Events and International Summer School Coordinator

Sarah Rhodes

Subject Consultant, Forced Migration, African and Commonwealth

Maureen Schoenfeld

Promotion & Finance Assistant, Forced Migration Review

Joanna Soedring

Senior Library Assistant, Reader Services/Refugee Studies

Visiting Fellows

Asya Pisarevskaya

Visiting Study Fellow

Shirley Worland

Visiting Research Fellow

Honorary Associates

Jan Egeland

Secretary-General, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Guy S Goodwin-Gill

Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford

Filippo Grandi

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Oxford Associates

Renee Hirschon

Senior Research Fellow, St Peter's College

Nick Van Hear

Senior Researcher and Deputy Director, COMPAS

Research Associates

Jeff Crisp

Research Associate

Jean-François Durieux

Research Associate, RSC and International Institute of Humanitarian Law, San ...

Alice Edwards

Head of Secretariat, Convention against Torture Initiative

Michelle Foster

Professor and Associate Dean (Research), Melbourne Law School

Jason Hart

Senior Lecturer in International Development, Dept of Social and Policy ...

Josiah Kaplan


Maryanne Loughry

Associate Director, Jesuit Refugee Service Australia

Jane McAdam

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

Kirsten McConnachie

Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of Warwick

James Milner

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University

Alessandro Monsutti

Associate Professor, Anthropology and Sociology of Development, Graduate ...

Marie Louise Nørredam

Associate Professor, Research Director, Department of Public Health, University ...

Emanuela Paoletti

Associate External Relations Officer, UNHCR

Jason Pobjoy

Barrister, Blackstone Chambers

Abbas Shiblak

Director, Palestinian Diaspora and Refugee Center (SHAML)

Nando Sigona

Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director, Institute for Research into ...

Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler

Lecturer in Law, University of Reading, School of Law

DPhil students

Nora Bardelli
Nora Bardelli

How the 'real' refugee is created and contested: inequalities, governmentality ...

Jennifer  Barrett
Jennifer Barrett

Navigating the Deputisation of Immigration Enforcement Functions in the UK

Georgia Cole
Georgia Cole

The Politics of Refugee Cessation in Eritrea and Rwanda

Richard Dolan
Richard Dolan

Ethnicity, Education and Ethno-Nationalism: Constructing and contesting Karen ...

Annette Idler
Annette Idler

Arrangements of Convenience in Colombia’s Borderlands: An Invisible Threat to ...

Nanor Karageozian
Nanor Karageozian

Diasporic Return in an Age of Transnationalism: Voluntary Repatriation and ...

Diletta Lauro
Diletta Lauro

The Evolving Conceptualisation of Rights and Membership of Anti-Deportation ...

Chloe Lewis
Chloe Lewis

Rape as a Weapon of War in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Uncovering the ...

Muireann Meehan Speed
Muireann Meehan Speed

The Evolution of Human Rights-Based Norms in Global Mobility Regimes

Cora Neumann
Cora Neumann

Examining indigenous health resources among Burmese refugees and migrants along ...

Julia Pacitto
Julia Pacitto

Exilic Journeys: Towards a Political Understanding of Refugee Journeys to Europe

David Passarelli
David Passarelli

Irregular Migrant Children and the Right to Education

Blair Peruniak
Blair Peruniak

Political Theory, Asylum, Refugee Law

Angela Pilath
Angela Pilath

The Politics of Environmental Displacement: Epistemic Actors and their ...

Matthew Wilner-Reid
Matthew Wilner-Reid

Understanding different models of migration flows of returnee refugees in ...


Emily E  Arnold Fernandez
Emily E Arnold Fernandez

Founder and Executive Director, Asylum Access

Chaloka Beyani
Chaloka Beyani

Associate Professor of International Law, LSE, and UN Special Rapporteur on the ...

Jeff Crisp
Jeff Crisp

Honorary Advisor, Refugees International

Michael Diedring
Michael Diedring

Director, European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM)

Per Heggenes
Per Heggenes

Chief Executive, Stichting IKEA Foundation

Stephanie E  Hunt
Stephanie E Hunt

Co-Founder, The Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity

Raza Husain QC
Raza Husain QC

Immigration and Human Rights Law, Matrix Chambers

Ewen  Macleod
Ewen Macleod

Head of the Policy Development and Evaluation Service, UNHCR

Joanna Macrae
Joanna Macrae

Head, Humanitarian Policy Team, and Head of Humanitarian Evidence & Innovation ...

Cecilia Malmström
Cecilia Malmström

European Commissioner for Trade

Caroline Moorhead OBE
Caroline Moorhead OBE

Human Rights Journalist and Biographer

Sara Pantuliano
Sara Pantuliano

Director, Humanitarian Policy Group, Overseas Development Institute

Thomas Thomsen
Thomas Thomsen

Chief Adviser, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs