Centre for migration studies

Our members

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Meet the members of the Essex Centre for Migration Studies

The Centre for Migration Studies is home to academic experts and dedicated professionals, working at the forefront of research into issues surrounding migration.

The members of the Centre for Migration Studies approach issues surrounding migration from many disciplinary angles: our members are located in the arts, humanities and across the social sciences. The links below display their expertise and will lead you to their academic staff profiles.

Our affiliates

Professor Jay Mitra

Affiliate

Essex Business School, University of Essex

Jay is an expert in entrepreneurship, innovation and development, migration and entrepreneurship and transnational entrepreneurship.

Professor Tobias Bohmelt

Affiliate

Department of Government, University of Essex

Dr Mollie Gerver

Affiliate

Department of Government, University of Essex

Dr Federica Genovese

Affiliate

Department of Government, University of Essex

Federica is an expert in migration politics and policy in Italy

Professor Kristian Gleditsch

Affiliate

Department of Government, University of Essex

Kristian is an expert in conflict, violence and institutions.

Professor Gina Reinhardt

Affiliate

Department of Government, University of Essex

Dr Miranda Simon

Affiliate

Department of Government, University of Essex

Professor Sean Kelley

Affiliate

Department of History, University of Essex

Sean is an expert in transatlantic slave trade.

Dr Magda Borkowska

Affiliate

Institute for Social Economic Research, University of Essex

Magda is an expert in ethnic minorities, political behaviour, civil society and integration.

Prof Peter Patrick

Affiliate

Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex

Peter is an expert in language testing of asylum claimants.

Professor Maria Cristina Fumagalli

Affilate

Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex

Maria is an expert in Caribbean migration, migration and denationalisation issues in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Professor Lorna McGregor

Affiliate

School of Law, University of Essex

Dr Mary Mazzilli

Affiliate

Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex

Dr Zibiah Loakthar

Affiliate

Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex

Zibiah is an expert in refugee care and refugee oral history.

Dr Sara Polo

Affiliate

Department of Government, University of Essex

Professor Renos Papadopoulos

Affiliate

Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex

Dr Nicolas Geeraert

Affiliate

Department of Pschology, University of Essex

Nicolas is an expert in acculturation, cross-cultural psychology and social psychology.

Dr Joonghyun Kwak

Affiliate

Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex

Dr Alita Nandi

Affiliate

Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex

Dr Violetta Parutis

Affiliate

Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex

Professor Geoff Gilbert

Affiliate

School of Law, University of Essex

Dr Niall O'Connor

Affiliate

School of Law, University of Essex

Contact us
Contact us
Director Centre for Migration Studies Dr Renee Luthra
University of Essex
Deputy Director Centre for Migration Studies Dr Carlos Gigoux Gramegna
University of Essex