Dr. Jinan Bastaki is Associate Professor of Legal Studies at New York University, Abu Dhabi, and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford's Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (Fall 2022). Jinan researches forced migration policy, durable solutions for refugees, citizenship, as well as measures undertaken by States not party to the 1951 Convention to protect/accommodate refugees on their territory. 

Recent Publications

  • Jinan Bastaki & Lorraine Charles, "The Privilege to Work: Syrian Refugees in Jordan, Technical and Vocational Education Training, and the Remote Work Loophole", Refugee Survey Quarterly (2022)
  • "Labour migration and the Gulf Arab states: Some observations on the potential of the GCR." Journal of Refugee Studies 34, no. 3 (2021): 2912-2932
  • "The meanings of citizenship between resettlement and return: the case of displaced palestinians." Citizenship Studies 24, no. 2 (2020): 154-175.
  • "“Not Without My Daughter”: EU Asylum Law, Gender, and the Separation of Refugee Families." Refugee Survey Quarterly 38, no. 3 (2019): 266-289.
  • "Temporary protection regimes and refugees: What works? comparing the Kuwaiti, Bosnian, and Syrian refugee protection regimes." Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees/Refuge: revue canadienne sur les réfugiés 34, no. 2 (2018): 73-84