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The Cambridge Migration Research Network

Studying at Cambridge


Network membership

Emeritus Professor Madeleine Arnot
  • Jesus College and the Faculty of Education
  • Research on the education of refugee and asylum-seeking children in the UK since the mid 1990s
01223 767644
Dr Naures Atto
  • Faculty of Divinity
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in World Christianities
  • PI Aramaic-Online Project
  • Research explores Assyrian women and their position in Europe
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Dr Anna Barford
  • Department of Geography
  • Explores patterns of communicable diseases among displaced persons during forced migrations and in temporary camps
Dr Philippe Bourbeau
  • Department of Politics and International Studies
  • The securitization of migration; comparative immigration politics (Canada, France, Asia); resilience as applied to migration studies; the role of diaspora and transnationalism in foreign policy
01223 767 242
Dr Paolo Campana
  • Institute of Criminology
  • Lecturer in Criminology and Complex Networks
  • Organised crime and forms of extra-legal governance; corporate crime and fraud; trust, reputation and mechanisms of cooperation in illegal settings; human trafficking and smuggling
Dr Elif Cetin
  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Migration project)
  • Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, Von Hugel Institute
  • Politicisation of immigration;UK and Italian immigration politics; political discourse formation; development of immigration control policies in Europe
Professor Joya Chatterji
  • Faculty of History
  • Modern South Asian history; British imperial and world history; partitions, borders, refugees, migration and diaspora
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Dr Shana Cohen
  • Woolf Institute
  • Relations between and within different faith communities in European cities
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Dr Adam P. Coutts
  • Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
  • Public policy in the Middle East and North Africa; Syrian refugee health crisis and assessing quality of humanitarian responses.
Dr Romola Davenport
  • Department of Geography
  • The impact of immigration to London on metropolitan and national mortality rates, 1750-1900; the process of endemicisation of a range of infectious diseases in the English population and how this influenced migrant, urban and national mortality rates before 1900
01223 333 384
Dr Jennifer Davis
  • Faculty of Law
  • Research on the construction of 'race', 'class' and 'culture' in mid-Victorian England, through the prism of a London Irish slum
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Dr Geoffrey Edwards
  • Department of Politics and International Studies
  • Specialises in the European Union, its institutions and its foreign and security policies
01223 339 203
Professor Robert Foley
  • Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • First human migrations, working extensively on dispersals in evolution and prehistory
Professor Loraine Gelsthorpe
  • Institute of Criminology, Director of the Institute
  • Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Director of the Centre for Community, Gender and Social Justice
  • Director of the Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Centre
01223 335 377
Dr Liz Hales
  • Institute of Criminology
  • Management of diversity issues, including culture, nationality and language within the criminal justice system; criminalisation of trafficked female migrants
Professor Christopher Hill
  • Department of Politics and International Studies
  • Foreign policy analyst with a special knowledge of the EU and the Member States
01223 767 230
Dr Kirsty Hughes
  • University Lecturer in Public Law and Human Rights
  • Researches the human rights of migrants, particularly residency, deportation and family reunification, Brexit and the European Convention on Human Rights.
Dr Ed Kessler
  • Woolf Institute
  • Relations within and between different faith communities in European cities
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Dr Michael Kitson
  • Judge Business School
  • Economics and public policy
Dr Marta Lahr
  • Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • Human evolution
Dr Emma Lightfoot
  • Division of Archaeology
  • Relationships between diet, migration and health
Dr Yongcan Liu
  • Faculty of Education
  • Community/heritage language education
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Dr Jenny Mander
  • Department of French
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Modern language education and teaching publications in early modern Europe
Dr Amal Marogy
  • Affiliated Researcher in Neo-Aramaic Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (FAMES)
  • Neo Aramaic, Christianity in the Middle East, preservation of cultural heritage, intercultural dialogue, women in minority communities, Arabic linguistics
Professor Nicholas Mascie-Taylor
  • Division of Biological Anthropology
  • Impact of geographical and social (class-based mobility) migration on variations in height, weight and BMI in Britain
01223 335 456
Dr Thomas Jeffrey Miley
  • Department of Sociology
  • Relations between native citizens and international migrants
01223 768 217
Dr Sayana Namsaraeva
  • Department of Social Anthropology
  • Research Associate, Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit
  • Cross-border migration between China, Russia and Mongolia; 'yellow peril' and 'China phobia;' diaspora studies
Dr William O'Reilly
  • Faculty of History
  • History of European migration, colonialism and imperialism, and human trafficking
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Dr John Orr
  • University Lecturer in Concrete Structures
  • Healthy housing for the displaced - creating a new science of shelter design for the 1 billion displaced people
Dr Pascual Perez-Paredes
  • Faculty of Education
  • Quantitative research on register variation, compilation and use of language corpora, applied linguistics
Professor Susan Robertson
  • Faculty of Education
  • Specialises in education trade
Dr Sara Silvestri
  • Department of Politics and International Studies
  • Migration, integration and multiculturalism (particularly EU policies and politics of individual member states); cultural and religious diversity; counter-terrorism; transnational networks; gender
Dr Tine van Bortel
  • Department of Public Health and Primary Care
  • Migration and health
Professor Anna Vignoles
  • Faculty of Education
  • Educational economics focusing on efficiency and equity issues in education
01223 767 626
Dr Alexandra Winkels
  • Institute of Continuing Education
  • Internal migration in Vietnam, environmental change and resource scarcities, climate change, mobility and risk
01223 768 952