lse Derluyn is professor at the Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy of Ghent University. Ilse has been involved in several research projects in the fields of (forced) migration, refugees and war-affected children and adolescents, such as studies on psychosocial well-being of unaccompanied refugee minors, trafficking of minors, drug use in migrant populations, child soldiers, emotional well-being of war-affected adolescents in Eastern Congo, therapeutic care for unaccompanied refugee minors.
Cathy McIlwaine is Professor of Development Geography at King’s College London. Her work explores the intersections between gender, poverty and transnational migration, with a particular focus on Latin America. She is currently working on a project, Step Up Migrant Women, which examines the experiences of gender-based violence among migrant women with insecure immigration status.
Corinna Mieth is Professor of Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law at the University of Bochum. Corinna works in particular on Human Rights, Human Dignity, Global Justice, Poverty, Migration, Dilemmatic Cases in the Philosophy of Law, Utopian Thought, Ethics and Aesthetics.
Julia O'Connell Davidson is Professor in Social Research at the University of Bristol. She has held ESRC awards for projects investigating sex tourism in the Caribbean, and the markets for migrant domestic and sex workers in the UK and Spain, and currently holds a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for a project titled "Modern Slavery and the Margins of Freedom: Debtors, Detainees and Children".
Annelies Zoomers is professor of International Development Studies (IDS) at Utrecht University and chair of the Netherlands Land Academy (LANDac). Between 1995 and 2007 she was associate professor at the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (Amsterdam) and was professor of International Migration at the Radboud University (Nijmegen) between 2005 and 2009. She has published extensively on sustainable livelihoods and poverty alleviaton, the global land rush and international migration.