IDRP Research Affiliates

The Internal Displacement Research Programme's network of research affiliates aims to facilitate collaborative work between PhD students and emerging scholars, integrating research on internal displacement from around the world. It is open to any researcher registered on a programme of doctorate on a relevant topic at the time of application.

If you are interested in joining the network, please send the following documents to

  1.   A Cover Letter
  2.   Scanned Proof of your Doctoral enrolment from your Academic Institution.
  3.   A copy of your CV
  4.   A photograph
  5.   Your email address and other communication details that you may wish to include (e.g. website, twitter)
  6.   A profile consisting of 3-4 sentences with your experience and interests. It may be helpful to link to your profile page on your supervising institution's website.
  7.   The title of your PhD thesis and affiliation.
  8.   A list of recent publications, if applicable.


Ala Al-Mahaidi

School of Advanced Study

Zubaida Umar Baba

PhD student at the University of Leeds

Dr. Ben Hudson

Senior Lecturer at University of Lincoln

Dr. Andrés Moya

Associate Professor at the Universidad de Los Andes

Dr. Gloria Nguya

Recent graduate, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Luis Eduardo Pérez Murcia

Postdoc University of Trento

Emma Rimpiläinen

Social anthropologist at COMPAS, University of Oxford

Nadia Siddiqui

Co-director at Social Inquiry

Dr. Domenico Tabasso

Senior Economist at UNHCR

Bababunmi Williams

PhD scholar at University of Ibadan

Dr Ana Mosneaga

Lecturer at the College of International Relations of Ritsumeikan Univeristy

Lidia Kuzemska

Sociologist working on IDP issues in Ukraine

Rita Iorbo

PhD scholar at OP Jindal Global University, India

Ileana Nicolau

PhD candidate at European University Institute

Melissa Weihmayer

 PhD candidate at LSE

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne

PhD scholar at the United Nations University

Brian Aycock

PhD scholar at International Christian University

Dereje Regasa

PhD scholar at Ghent University

Claudia Blandon

PhD scholar at University of Plymouth

Deborah Casalin

PhD scholar at University of Antwerp Faculty of Law

Rosanna Le Voir

PhD Studentship in Demography at the London School of Economics

Philip Alesin

PhD Scholar at the School of Political Science and International Studies,
The University of Queensland

Mohammed Ekbal Anak

PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law, Damascus University

Dr Samer Bakkour

Lecturer at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter