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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 June 2023

Megan Bradley
McGill University, Montréal
Cathryn Costello
University of Oxford
Angela Sherwood
Queen Mary University of London


IOM Unbound?
Obligations and Accountability of the International Organization for Migration in an Era of Expansion
, pp. vii - x
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2023
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  • e. tendayi achiume is the inaugural Alicia Miñana Professor of Law at UCLA. From 2017–2022, she served as the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance.

  • helmut philipp aust is Professor of Law at Freie Universität Berlin. His research interests lie at the intersection of public international law and comparative constitutional law. His publications include Complicity and the Law of State Responsibility (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and, most recently, he co-edited the Research Handbook on International Law and Cities (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021) with Janne E. Nijman.

  • megan bradley is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies at McGill University. She is the author of Refugee Repatriation: Justice, Responsibility and Redress (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and The International Organization for Migration: Commitments, Challenges, Complexities (Routledge, 2020), and co-editor of Refugees’ Roles in Resolving Displacement and Building Peace: Beyond Beneficiaries (Georgetown University Press, 2019). She serves as co-editor of the Journal of Refugee Studies.

  • janie chuang is Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law. Professor Chuang teaches and writes in the areas of international law, human trafficking, and labour migration. Professor Chuang has served as an adviser to the United Nations, the International Labour Organization, and the Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

  • cathryn costello is Professor of Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School, Berlin and Professor of Refugee and Migration Law at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. She is the author of The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law (Oxford University Press, 2015), co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law (Oxford University Press, 2021), and Principal Investigator of RefMig, a five-year ERC-funded research project.

  • miriam cullen is Associate Professor of Public Law and Sustainability at the University of Copenhagen. She researches the law and governance of human mobility in the context of climate change and disaster, adopting critical perspectives on how law and legal systems facilitate and impede climate adaptation, resilience, and disaster risk reduction, particularly for people who are marginalized and excluded.

  • jean-pierre gauci is the Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow and Director of Teaching and Training at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He is also co-founder and co-director of The People for Change Foundation. His research focuses on issues of access to protection and human trafficking.

  • geoff gilbert is the Sérgio Vieira de Mello Professor of International Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at the University of Essex. He researches forced displacement and acute crises. He was a co-author of the Joint Evaluation of the Protection of the Rights of Refugees during the COVID-19 Pandemic (UNHCR, 2022), and with Anna Magdalena Bentajou co-wrote ‘International Refugee and Migration Law’ in MD Evans, International Law (Oxford University Press, 2018).

  • nina hall is Assistant Professor of International Relations at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Her research explores the role of transnational advocacy and international organizations in international relations. Her most recent book is Transnational Advocacy in the Digital Era, Think Global, Act Local (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  • ben hudson is Lecturer in Law at the University of Exeter. His research primarily concerns internal displacement and international human rights law. He has also published in the area of cross-border migration, specifically interrogating legal responses to (in)voluntary migration through the lens of vulnerability.

  • jan klabbers is Professor of International Law at the University of Helsinki. His main research interests include the law of international organizations, the law of treaties, and global ethics. His most recent monograph is Virtue in Global Governance: Judgment and Discretion (Cambridge University Press, 2022).

  • anne koch is a researcher at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (German Institute for International and Security Affairs). Her research interests include German and European migration and refugee policy, global migration governance, return migration, internal displacement, and human rights. Her recent work focuses on the intersection between migration policy and development cooperation.

  • christian kreuder-sonnen is Junior Professor of Political Science and International Organizations at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany. He previously worked at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and held visiting positions at Harvard and Oxford Universities. His book Emergency Powers of International Organizations (Oxford University Press, 2019) won the Chadwick Alger Prize awarded by the International Studies Association.

  • isabelle lemay is a DPhil candidate in International Development at the University of Oxford, where she investigates the politics of asylum and resettlement in countries of the Global North. Since 2017, she has worked as a researcher on IOM-related projects with Professors Megan Bradley and Cathryn Costello. In 2020, she interned at IOM’s Labour Migration Unit in Geneva.

  • bríd ní ghráinne is Associate Professor in Law at Maynooth University and Non-Resident Fellow at the Institute of International Relations, Prague. She has published widely on the themes of internal displacement, human rights, and international refugee law. Her recent monograph is Internally Displaced Persons and International Refugee Law (Oxford University Press, 2022).

  • stian øby johansen is Associate Professor at the Centre for European Law, University of Oslo. His latest book is The Human Rights Accountability Mechanisms of International Organizations (Cambridge University Press, 2020).

  • lena riemer is Robina Fellow of Yale Law School working for an international organization in Berlin, Germany. She holds a PhD from Freie Universität Berlin in international migration law and an LLM from Yale Law School. Lena’s fields of interest are particularly migration law and human rights.

  • angela sherwood is Lecturer in Law at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and one of the Co-Directors for the QMUL Centre for Climate Crime and Climate Justice. Angela’s work has appeared in the Journal of Refugee Studies and in several edited volumes on themes of international migration, displacement, and state crime.

  • philip m. tantow is a research and teaching fellow and a doctoral candidate in political science at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, specializing in international organization studies. He holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Bremen and Jacobs University Bremen. His research focuses on crisis-induced authority shifts in global governance.

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