British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Affiliation: Refugee Studies Centre (Oxford Department of International Development); Research associate at the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS)
Expert in: Forced migration, Transnationalism, Diaspora, New Technologies
Geographic focus: Europe, UK, Sub-Saharan Africa
Her British Academy post-doctoral research project is titled “Refugees, social protection and digital technologies”. It aims to explore how the development of tech-social protection initiatives led by, with or for refugees, is contributing to a reshaping of the politics of welfare at the local, national, and transnational levels, with a particular focus on international migration from sub-Saharan Africa to Europe. Marie is also part of the MIGNEX project, a large research initiative on migration and development. MIGNEX – Aligning Migration Management and the Migration–Development Nexus – is a mixed methods research project with the core ambition of creating new knowledge on migration, development, and policy.