Dr Tamara A. Kool

Email: tamara.a.kool@gmail.com

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Twitter: @TamaraAKool


Dr Tamara A. Kool is specialist in gender, social (protection) policy and forced displacement, with a regional focus on the Middle East. Recent work has focused on the right of refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons to state-led social protection system In addition, she obtained her PhD at Maastricht University on the role of refugee-related policies in shaping inclusion of regional-based refugees in the Jordanian labour market. Her work takes an interdisciplinary approach combining both development economics, social policy, sociology and legal analysis.

Relevant publications:

  • Kool, T.A. 2022. Beyond the Right to Work: Labour Market Engagement of Protracted Refugees Through a Social Exclusion Lens. UNU-MERIT/MGSoG Dissertation Series No. 272. Proefschrift-aio.nl. https://doi.org/10.26481/dis.20220519tk.
  • Kool, T.A., and Z.S. Nimeh. 2021. Refugees and Social Protection. In E. Schüring and M. Loewe (eds.), Handbook of Social Protection Systems. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 401-422. Online version at: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781839109119.
  • Nimeh, Z.S., Kool, T.A., Iacoella, F., and A. Hunns. 2020. Rethinking Humanitarian Aid: Making the Case for Humanitarian Social Protection. UNU-MERIT Working Paper #2020-053. Available at:  https://www.merit.unu.edu/publications/wppdf/2020/wp2020-053.pdf.

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