Alexander Ray





Alexander (Lex) Ray is completing his PhD at SOAS, University of London. His research interrogates the governance of refugee protection and assistance in relation to South Sudanese displacement in Kenya and Uganda, where he conducted fieldwork for 18 months. Taking a holistic approach, his research develops a nuanced picture of the humanitarian ecosystem and the emerging legal, policy, and programmatic trends for refugee governance in East Africa. Lex holds an MPhil from the University of Cambridge and a BA from the University of York, where he graduated with a starred first. His research interests focus on humanitarian protection and assistance, research methods and ethics in forced migration studies, the interaction between political scales, and the role of everyday practices in constructing and exercising governance systems.

About Us