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




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