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In partnership with IMISCOE’s Migration Research Hub, this database provides access to a range of migration experts from around the world. The academics and researchers registered with IMISCOE contribute their publications and expertise to further innovation in the field of migration studies, bringing knowledge on a range of topics related to the Global Compact for Migration. Links to their research are provided in their profiles. Search the database below by expertise and location to find an expert and review their latest work. Sign-in to contact an expert directly.

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Acil Abdul Hadi is an expatration and skilled migration scholar, taking part of the Marie-Sklodowska Curie project on Global Mobility of employees. Acil is particularly interested in socio-economic consequences of migration including skills acquisition and career development.

Acil Abdul Hadi is an expatration and skilled migration scholar, taking part of the Marie-Sklodowska Curie project on Global Mobility of employees. Acil is particularly interested in socio-economic consequences of migration including skills acquisition and career development.

NUI Galway
Researcher and Teaching Fellow
Galway

Seun B. Adebayo is currently a PhD Researcher, Research Supervisor and
Graduate Teaching Fellow at the School of Education, University of
Galway, Ireland. His PhD study on developing teachers' pedagogies in
culturally diverse Irish schools is fully funded by the Galway Doctoral Research
Scholarship and the Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship. Seun
obtained his joint Master's degree in Education Policies for Global
Development from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in partnership with
University of Amsterdam, University of Oslo and University of Malta. His
Master's programme was fully funded by the European Commission's Erasmus
Mundus scholarship.
Seun's research area of expertise and interest include education policy, teacher
education and professional development, culturally-responsive pedagogy, youth
development, qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, Sub-Saharan
Africa, SDG 4, Irish education system, progressive education reforms,
practitioner/action research, education in conflict/post-conflict contexts, and
quality education. He has successfully published his research results in peer-
reviewed academic journals, such as Teaching and Teacher Education and
Cambridge Education Research Journal, and presented at international
conferences such as CIES and EERA-ECER annual conferences. He also serves
as a reviewer for many academic journals.
Seun has extensive work and research experiences with Aflatoun International
in Amsterdam, UNESCO HQ. in Paris, UNESCO Office in Monrovia (Liberia),
the European Research Council Executive Agency of the European Commission
in Brussels, the UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti in Florence, Italy, VSO
International, the UK and UNDP in New York. Seun has also worked as a
Political Editor in a media outlet and a teacher in a community junior high
school in Nigeria. In sum, Seun is passionate about using education and
research to make the world a better place.

  • NUI Galway
    Researcher and Teaching Fellow
    Galway

Seun B. Adebayo is currently a PhD Researcher, Research Supervisor and
Graduate Teaching Fellow at the School of Education, University of
Galway, Ireland. His PhD study on developing teachers' pedagogies in
culturally diverse Irish schools is fully funded by the Galway Doctoral Research
Scholarship and the Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship. Seun
obtained his joint Master's degree in Education Policies for Global
Development from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in partnership with
University of Amsterdam, University of Oslo and University of Malta. His
Master's programme was fully funded by the European Commission's Erasmus
Mundus scholarship.
Seun's research area of expertise and interest include education policy, teacher
education and professional development, culturally-responsive pedagogy, youth
development, qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, Sub-Saharan
Africa, SDG 4, Irish education system, progressive education reforms,
practitioner/action research, education in conflict/post-conflict contexts, and
quality education. He has successfully published his research results in peer-
reviewed academic journals, such as Teaching and Teacher Education and
Cambridge Education Research Journal, and presented at international
conferences such as CIES and EERA-ECER annual conferences. He also serves
as a reviewer for many academic journals.
Seun has extensive work and research experiences with Aflatoun International
in Amsterdam, UNESCO HQ. in Paris, UNESCO Office in Monrovia (Liberia),
the European Research Council Executive Agency of the European Commission
in Brussels, the UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti in Florence, Italy, VSO
International, the UK and UNDP in New York. Seun has also worked as a
Political Editor in a media outlet and a teacher in a community junior high
school in Nigeria. In sum, Seun is passionate about using education and
research to make the world a better place.

University of Ibadan
Research Fellow
Ibadan

Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo is a Research Fellow in the Diaspora and Transnational Studies Unit, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Postdoctoral Fellow of the ACLS African Humanities Program, 2020-2021. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria where his thesis examined the migration and settlement of Nigerians in the Chinese city of Guangzhou. His Postdoctoral research will focus on the deportation and post-deportation lives of Nigerian deportees from China, while also exploring how their deportation experience ruptures masculinities and transforms family social relations, both in Nigeria and China. Kudus is interested in international migration and diaspora, knowledge production, and urban studies.

  • University of Ibadan
    Research Fellow
    Ibadan

Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo is a Research Fellow in the Diaspora and Transnational Studies Unit, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Postdoctoral Fellow of the ACLS African Humanities Program, 2020-2021. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria where his thesis examined the migration and settlement of Nigerians in the Chinese city of Guangzhou. His Postdoctoral research will focus on the deportation and post-deportation lives of Nigerian deportees from China, while also exploring how their deportation experience ruptures masculinities and transforms family social relations, both in Nigeria and China. Kudus is interested in international migration and diaspora, knowledge production, and urban studies.

École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Sociologist and independent researcher
Jakarta

I received PhD in sociology from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France. My expertises are sociology of migration, forced migration, gender studies in particular on gay studies, family studies, sociology of everyday life, qualitative research, and Southeast Asian studies in particular on Indonesian studies. I published a book entitled Migration et Soutien Familial. Le Cas des Gays Indonésiens à Paris (currently in French version only). I also wrote some academic papers for International journals and for websites. You could see my academic papers by googled my name Wisnu Adihartono or Adihartono Wisnu.

  • École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
    Sociologist and independent researcher
    Jakarta

I received PhD in sociology from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France. My expertises are sociology of migration, forced migration, gender studies in particular on gay studies, family studies, sociology of everyday life, qualitative research, and Southeast Asian studies in particular on Indonesian studies. I published a book entitled Migration et Soutien Familial. Le Cas des Gays Indonésiens à Paris (currently in French version only). I also wrote some academic papers for International journals and for websites. You could see my academic papers by googled my name Wisnu Adihartono or Adihartono Wisnu.

Ghana Immigration Service
I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMITTING, REFUSING AND PROCESSING ALL IMMIGRANTS AT THE ENTRY POINT OF THE COUNTRY. PUBLIC EDUCATION. DAY-TO-DAY ADMINISTRATION OF THE OFFICE. PREPARES SITUATIONAL REPORTS. SUPERVISORY ROLES. RECORDS MANAGEMENT.
Accra

I HOLD A MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE IN MIGRATION STUDIES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA AND A BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN MANAGEMENT. I OCCUPY THE POSITION AS AN ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT AT THE GHANA IMMIGRATION SERVICE. I AM MARRIED WITH TWO KIDS. I HAVE INTEREST IN ISSUES WITH MIGRATION AND SECURITY.

  • Ghana Immigration Service
    I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR ADMITTING, REFUSING AND PROCESSING ALL IMMIGRANTS AT THE ENTRY POINT OF THE COUNTRY. PUBLIC EDUCATION. DAY-TO-DAY ADMINISTRATION OF THE OFFICE. PREPARES SITUATIONAL REPORTS. SUPERVISORY ROLES. RECORDS MANAGEMENT.
    Accra

I HOLD A MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE IN MIGRATION STUDIES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA AND A BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN MANAGEMENT. I OCCUPY THE POSITION AS AN ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT AT THE GHANA IMMIGRATION SERVICE. I AM MARRIED WITH TWO KIDS. I HAVE INTEREST IN ISSUES WITH MIGRATION AND SECURITY.

Tezpur University, Assam
Research Scholar
Tezpur

A development professional and Ph.D. Scholar at Tezpur University, Assam, India. Interest Area: Migration, Kino politics, Livelihood contextualization for internal migrants, Social Policy, Social Research.

  • Tezpur University, Assam
    Research Scholar
    Tezpur
  • ALIG Educational and Welfare Society
    Strategic Program Manager
    Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
  • National Institute of Agricultural Extension and Management (MANAGE)
    Research Intern
    Hyderabad, Telangana

A development professional and Ph.D. Scholar at Tezpur University, Assam, India. Interest Area: Migration, Kino politics, Livelihood contextualization for internal migrants, Social Policy, Social Research.

University of Tsukuba (Japan)
Ph.D Candidate
Tsukuba

Sohrab Ahmadian is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Tsukuba, Japan. His research focuses specifically on the Kurdish diaspora patterns in Japan and their impact on the growth of political issues and identity formation in the context of Japanese society as well as the country of origin. He has been awarded the MEXT Scholarship for the Super Global Universities program in 2019–2020 and has been granted the fellowship of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) in 2021–2022

  • University of Tsukuba (Japan)
    Ph.D Candidate
    Tsukuba

Sohrab Ahmadian is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Tsukuba, Japan. His research focuses specifically on the Kurdish diaspora patterns in Japan and their impact on the growth of political issues and identity formation in the context of Japanese society as well as the country of origin. He has been awarded the MEXT Scholarship for the Super Global Universities program in 2019–2020 and has been granted the fellowship of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) in 2021–2022

University of Copenhagen & University of Nairobi
PhD Candidate
Garowe

Sahra is a Somali-Dutch Ph.D. Candidate studying Somali Diaspora Humanitarianism in Complex Crises at the University of Copenhagen and at the University of Nairobi. She has an advanced MA degree in Advanced Development Studies from Radboud University in Nijmegen as well as a MA degree in Cultural Anthropology/Development Sociology from Leiden University both in the Netherlands.

  • University of Copenhagen & University of Nairobi
    PhD Candidate
    Garowe

Sahra is a Somali-Dutch Ph.D. Candidate studying Somali Diaspora Humanitarianism in Complex Crises at the University of Copenhagen and at the University of Nairobi. She has an advanced MA degree in Advanced Development Studies from Radboud University in Nijmegen as well as a MA degree in Cultural Anthropology/Development Sociology from Leiden University both in the Netherlands.

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