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Veronica Fynn Bruey

AfOx Fellow 2023

With over 25 years of research and teaching experience in some 30 countries. Veronica Fynn Bruey holds six degrees: PhD (ANU), LLB (Hons) (London), LLM (Osgoode), MPH (Nottingham), BA (UBC), and BSc (Hons) (Ghana). She's authored five books, several book chapters, and journal articles. Her research is focused on Transnational Indigeneity, Patriarchy and Displacement (t-IDP). Currently, she is an Africa-Oxford Fellow, (2023-24); an assistant professor of legal studies at Athabasca University; part-time lecturer at the University of Alberta; Director of Flowers University Global Health Science; faculty affiliate at Seattle University School of Law; and research affiliate at University of London’s Refugee Law Initiative. She’s held academic positions at the University of Washington, University of Cape Coast, University of London, the Australian National University, Georgetown University, University of Witwatersrand, York University, and the University of British Columbia. Dr Fynn Bruey is the president of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration; founder/editor-in-chief of the Journal of Internal Displacement; co-lead of Displaced Peoples Network; lead of the Disrupting Patriarchy and Masculinity in Africa, the co- Chair of the Africa Interest Group of the American Society of International Law, and the founder of the Voice of West African Refugees at the Buduburam Refugee Settlement in Ghana. Dr Fynn Bruey is a recipient of the Confederation of Alberta Faculty Association’s Distinguished Academic Early Career Award (2023); an Action Canada Fellow (2022-23); and the Australian National University International Alumna of the Year, 2021. She supervises and mentors some 40 students around the globe. Dr Fynn Bruey is an Indigenous Liberian war survivor and a global migrant.