Managing Editors: Petra Molnar and Brittany Lauren Wheeler
Managing Editorial Team: Dacia Douhaibi, Bani Gill, Ina Jahn

The ESPMI Network would like to thank the following individuals and groups:


Miriam Aced, Mainé Astonitas, Michelle Ball, Theogene Baravura, Laura Berlinger, Chiara Denaro, Bayan Edis, Jacqueline Fa’amatuainu, Lucia Frecha, Anwesha Ghosh, Sophie Hinger, Ahmed Inaz, William Jacobs, Christa Charbonneau Kuntzelman, Sabine Lehr, Nicole Marshall, Hillary Mellinger, Ben Mills, Kelsey P. Norman, Elsa Oliveira, Melissa Phillips, Shreya Sen, Sule Tomkinson, Olivia Tran, Garretson Sherman, Amar Wala, Keegan Williams

Editors and Peer Reviewers

Louise Chricton, Courtney Cox, Negin Dahya, Heather Donald, Dacia Douhaibi, Claire Ellis, Eda Farsakoglu, Bani Gill, Ina Jahn, Patricia Martuscelli, Hillary Mellinger, Matt Stevens, Shreya Sen, Alison Stanley

ESPMI Executive Committee

Negin Dahya, Dacia Douhaibi, Eda Farsakoglu, Bani Gill, Ina Jahn, Hillary Mellinger, Petra Molnar, Shreya Sen, Brittany Lauren Wheeler


The International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), Susan McGrath, Michele Millard, Jennifer Hyndman, Christina Clark-Kazack, The Refugee Research Network (RRN), The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

The ESPMI Network would particularly like to thank the Refugee Research Network and the funding support it has received through the related SSHRC Strategic Research Clusters Grant. This funding has allowed members of the Executive Committee of the ESPMI Network to travel several times to meet with one another and to liaise with others in the field, at conferences such as the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) and the International Association for the Study or Forced Migration (IASFM).

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