Katy Long is a researcher and writer whose current work focuses on public narratives about immigration and asylum. She has previously held faculty positions at the Universities of Edinburgh and Oxford and the London School of Economics. Katy is currently a Research Associate at the Overseas Development Institute. She has worked extensively with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and between 2015 and 2017 was a policy advisor to Sir Peter Sutherland, the UN Special Representative on International Migration. Katy’s PhD (Cambridge, 2009) was published by Oxford University Press as The Point of No Return in 2013. More recently, she co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (OUP, 2014), which is the core textbook for the programme, and The Huddled Masses: Immigration and Inequality (Thistle/Amazon, 2014). She has also reported on refugee issues for The Guardian and The Washington Post and on BBC Radio 4.