Petra Molnar

Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Richard A. Boswell

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: boswellr@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4633 / Office 350-200

Statutory Interpretation Immigration Law Immigrants' Rights Clinic Refugee Law & Policy

Liliane Binego

Researcher in Stabilisation Agriculture · Coventry University

Liliane Binego's research work involves responding and building resilient food productions systems in fragile environments.

Sustainable living Adaptive Management of Biotic Stressors Pre and Post Disaster Response Food Security Fragile Environments

Professor Hazel Barrett

Professor in Development Geography · University Alliance

Professor Hazel Barrett is a leading researcher and campaigner on the issuer of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Human Rights Refugees Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa Social Justice

Stephanie Nawyn

Associate Professor and Co-director of Center for Gender in Global Context · Michigan State University

Stephanie Nawyn specializes in migration and refugees, human trafficking and migrant labor exploitation.

Gender Immigration Refugees Resettlement

Karla McKanders

Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in refugee and immigration Law. Runs Vanderbilt's Immigration Practice Clinic.

Asylum Law Refugees Civil Rights Refugee Law Immigration

Stephanie J. Silverman

Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights Research

Professor Silverman is an international expert on immigration control, particularly immigrant detention and community monitoring programs.

Immigration Policy Immigration Detention Refugee Studies Alternatives to Detention Public Policy Analysis

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Louisa Taylor

Director · Refugee 613

Director at Refugee 613

Immigration Human Rights Diversity & Inclusion Coalition Building Refugee Resettlement

Jessie Thomson

Senior Director, Humanitarian Assistance and Emergency Team · CARE Canada

Leading expert in humanitarian assistance and refugee protection

Humanitarian Assistance International Development Refugee Protection Forced Migration Gender and Emergencies

Dorota Blumczynska

Executive Director · Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Inc.

Welcoming refugees into our communities strengthens the fibers of our societies and enriches our human experiences.

Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Diversity Social inclusion Refugee Resettlement Public Speaking

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Refugees and resettlement Social Mobilization Refugees

S. Megan Berthold, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor and Director of Field Education · University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Prof. Berthold's clinical and research expertise is with refugee and asylum seeking survivors of torture and the Cambodian genocide.

refugees and asylum seekers vicarious trauma and resilience human rights approach to social work co-ocurring health and mental health conditions post torture and genocide Trauma and Recovery

Jon Bauer, J.D.

Clinical Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Asylum and Refugee Law, Immigration Law, Employment and Housing Discrimination, and Legal Ethics

Asylum and Human Rights Employment and Housing Discrimination Asylum and Refugee Law Immigration Law Legal Ethics

Professor Tina Miller

Professor of Sociology · Oxford Brookes University

Her research interests include family lives, intimate relationships, gender, parenthood, & reproductive health.

Gender Parenthood Families Transition into Stages of Family Life

Bree Akesson

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work · Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University who conducts research with children and families affected by war and global social work

Refugee and Human Rights Issues War and Violence Children and Families Social Work Social Work Education

Robert Rabil, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Robert Rabil is an expert in political Islam, terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and U.S.-Arab relations.

U.S. Foreign Policy Reform in the Arab world U.S.-Arab Relations Terrorism Political Islam

Laura Madokoro

Assistant Professor, History and Classical Studies · McGill University

Laura's research focuses on the history of race, refugees and religious and secular humanitarianism.

Refugee and Human Rights Issues Immigration Canadian History Archives Heritage