Migration studies is getting more and more popular worldwide. There are many research centers in different countries in this area. We have compiled the world’s most influential 34 migration research centers and their leaders. You can find leaders and their affiliated insitutions.

 

Alexander Betts

Alexander Betts
Leopold Muller Professor Of Forced Migration And International Affairs, University Of Oxford

 

Anna Triandafyllidou

Anna Triandafyllidou
Director, Cultural Pluralism Research Area, Global Governance Programme, European University Institute

 

Anne Gallagher

Anne Gallagher
President, International Catholic Migration Commission

 

Ayman Zohry 

Ayman Zohry 
President, The Egyptian Society For Migration Studies (Egymig); Adjunct Professor, The American University In Cairo 

 

Binod Khadria

Binod Khadria
Indian Council For Cultural Relations, Chair Of Contemporary Indian Studies, Rutgers University

 

Elizabeth Ferris

Elizabeth Ferris
Research Professor, Institute For The Study Of International Migration, Georgetown University

 

Ahmet İçduygu

Ahmet İçduygu
Dean Of College Of Social Sciences And Humanities At Koç University

 

Harald Bauder

Harald Bauder
Director, Graduate Program In Immigration And Settlement; Professor, Department Of Geography, Ryerson University

 

Hein De Haas

Hein De Haas
Professor Of Sociology, University Of Amsterdam; Extraordinary Professor Of Migration And Development, Maastricht University / United Nations University

 

Jacqueline Bhabha

Jacqueline Bhabha
Professor Of The Practice Of Health And Human Rights, Harvard School Of Public Health; Lecturer In Law, Harvard Law School; Adjunct Lecturer In Public Policy At The Harvard Kennedy School

 

Kathleen Newland 

Kathleen Newland
Senior Fellow And Co-founder, Migration Policy Institute

 

Vincent Chetail *Professor, International Law, Graduate Institute Of International And Development Studies

Walter Kälin *Professor Emeritus For International Law, University Of Bern And Envoy Of The Chair Of The Platform On Disaster Displacement

Jenna Hennebry *Director, International Migration Research Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University

Khalid Koser *Executive Director, Global Community Engagement And Resilience Fund (Gcerf)

Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi *Professor Of Demography, University Of Tehran; Director, National Institute Of Population Research Of Iran

Pablo Ceriani *Professor Of Law And Coordinator, Migration And Human Rights Program, National University OfLanús

Jørgen Carling *Research Professor Of Migration And Transnationalism Studies, Peace Research Institute Oslo (Prio)

Lakshman Dissanayake *Vice Chancellor And Senior Professor, University Of Colombo

Liliana Lyra Jubilut *Professor Of International Law, Human Rights And Refugee Law, Universidade Católica De Santos

Linguère Mbaye *Research Affiliate, Iza, Institute Of Labor Economics, Bonn

Loren Landau *South African Research Chair In Mobility And The Politics Of Difference, African Centre For Migration & Society, University Of The Witwatersrand

Marius Olivier *Extraordinary Professor In The Faculty Of Law, Northwest University, Potchefstroom, South Africa And An Adjunct-professor In The School Of Law, University Of Western Australia

Martin Ruhs *Chair In Migration Studies And Deputy Director, Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute

Md Mizanur Rahman *Associate Professor Of Sociology At The Institute Of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Michael Clemens *Senior Fellow, Center For Global Development

Papa Demba Fall *Senior Researcher, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar

Parvati Nair *Director, Un University Institute On Globalization, Culture And Mobility (Unu-gcm)

Ray Jureidini *Professor In Migration Ethics And Human Rights, Center For Islamic Legislation And Ethics, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Rodolfo Casillas R. *Senior Professor And Researcher, Facultad Latinoamericana De Ciencias Sociales (Flacso) Mexico

Ronald Skeldon *Professor Emeritus, Geography; Professional Teaching Fellow, University Of Sussex

Sergey Ryazantsev *Head, Center Of Social Demography, Institute Of Socio-political Research, Russian Academy Of Sciences; Professor, Head, Department Of Demographic And Migration Policy, Moscow State Institute Of International Relations (Mgimo-university)

Sriprapha Petcharamesree *Director, International Phd Program In Human Rights And Peace Studies, Institute Of Human Rights And Peace Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand

Susan Martin *Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emerita Of International Migration, Georgetown University