Shaddin Almasri is a Jordanian-American migration studies researcher based in Krems, Austria. Her research interests are in aid policy, development, and refugee labor integration with a regional focus on the Middle East. Previously, she held research and advocacy roles at Oxfam in Jordan and at the WANA Institute, a local Jordanian thinktank. She holds an MSc Migration, Mobility and Development from SOAS, University of London and a BA Economics from the American University of Sharjah. She is currently a PhD Migration Studies candidate at Danube University Krems, where she is conducting research on nationality-based discrimination in refugee aid and inclusion policies across Jordan, Turkey and Ethiopia.
Moritz Altenried is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for European Ethnology and the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM) at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. His research interests include labour, digitization, migration, platforms and delivery logistics, the political economy of the digital, as well as logistics and infrastructure. A current focus are two major research projects on the gig economy, migration and urban space. His monograph, The Digital Factory, is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press in 2021.
Dr. H. Arokkiaraj
Dr H Arokkiaraj, Associate Research Fellow at the International Institute of Migration and Development, India. He is also a Research Affiliate at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Previously he was a Postdoc Fellow at Leibniz Science Campus, Germany. He holds a PhD in Social Work from the University of Delhi, India and specialized in the field of migration and mobility.
Jáfia Naftali Câmara
Jáfia Naftali Câmara is a doctoral researcher based at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom. Her research focuses on refugee and asylum-seeking students' experiences and perspectives of education. She holds a MA from New York University and a BA from the University of California, Davis. In addition to contributing to the MoLab Inventory, she participates in two other projects, ‘New leadership programme supporting young refugees’ and ‘Developing new post-16 pathways for young migrants with limited English proficiency.’
Her work focuses on the study of globalised and digital cultures as well as migration and racism, labour and everyday life in a global perspective. She is a Professor at the Institute for European Ethnology and the Berlin Institute for Migration Research at Humboldt University Berlin and she currently oversees six research projects (funded be the Berlin University Alliance Grand Challenge "Social Cohesion" and the OX|BER Center for Advanced Studies, the European research programmes H2020 and HERA, as well as the Volkswagen Foundation and the German Research Foundation).
Esra Demirkol Colosio
Esra Demirkol Colosio is a sociologist, based in Ankara, Turkey. In her research, she focuses on transnational migration, gender and family. Since January 2019, she has been part of ‘Tomorrow’s Cities’, UKRI GFRC Urban Disaster Risk Hub, as a researcher. She is currently teaching at Çankırı Karatekin University, Turkey.
Danielle Douglas is a master’s candidate at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, USA, where she focuses on global migration and human security. She has published work with the Mixed Migration Centre, the Henry J. Leir Institute for Human Security, Feinstein International Center, Global Labor Justice–International Labor Rights Forum, and Al Jazeera. Danielle is currently completing a masters thesis assessing how migration policies throughout the Americas do (or do not) address factors related to climate change and environmental degradation.
Omar Kadkoy is a policy analyst, based in Ankara, Turkey. His most recent publication was a book chapter titled “Syrian Entrepreneurs in Turkey: Emerging Economic Actors and Agents of Social Cohesion.” He currently works at the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey where he focuses on the socio-economic integration of Syrians in Turkey. Recently, he coordinated a project titled “Social Equality for Forced Migrants: The Role of Municipalities and NGOs in a Pandemic.”
Nurlan Muminov is a Lecturer in Professional Department of International Relations at Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages, Almaty, Kazakhstan. His research interests include identity politics, migration, foreign policy, Middle Eastern politics, state-society relations in Russia and Central Asia. His current researches focus on the transformation of Israel’s perception of the post-Arab Spring Middle Eastern countries.
S. Irudaya Rajan
S. Irudaya Rajan is Professor at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Kerala, India and he is the chairman of International Institute of Migration and Development (IIMAD). He is the editor of the series India Migration Report (Routledge) since 2010 and Founder Editor-in-Chief of Migration and Development. He is Chair of the KNOMAD thematic working group on internal migration and urbanization managed by the World Bank.
Angela Remus is a juris doctor student at Yale Law School, based in New Haven, United States. Her work has appeared in the University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre Working Paper Series. In addition to her research, she tracks developments in U.S. immigration regulations with the Immigration Policy Tracking Project.
Magda Rodríguez Dehli
Magda Rodríguez Dehli is a student and candidate to the civil service exams in Madrid, Spain. She is an editor at the MoLab Inventory. She is also an editor at Routed Magazine, where she coordinates the English and Spanish editions.
Kristin Senger is a master’s student in political science and sociology at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. She is a research assistant at the department ‘Anthropology of Economic Experimentation’ at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and she is working for the MoLab Inventory. In her studies she focuses on social policies and gender equality in Germany and the European Union.
John Surico is a journalist and researcher, based in New York. His reporting can be found in The New York Times, Bloomberg CityLab, City Monitor, and many others. He teaches urbanism-focused journalism at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and is a research fellow at the Center for an Urban Future, a leading think tank in New York City.
Mira Wallis is an anthropologist, based in Berlin, Germany. Her work focuses on digital labour, migration and social reproduction. She is currently working on an anthology titled “Platform Capitalism and the Crisis of Social Reproduction” that will be published at Verlag Westfälisches Dampfboot in May 2021 (together with Moritz Altenried and Julia Dück). She is a research fellow and PhD candidate at the Institute for European Ethnology and the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM) at the Humboldt University of Berlin where she works in the DFG-funded research project “Digitalisation of Labour and Migration”.