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Nicholas Maple

Lecturer in Refugee Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Dr Nicholas Maple is a Lecturer at the Refugee Law Initiative. His research interests take a multidisciplinary approach to examining refugee and migrant displacement in Africa and Latin America. In particular, his work to date has been interested in how mobility interacts with different forms of state-based reception, including urban settlement and encampment. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is the module convenor for the core module, ‘An Introduction to Refugee and Forced Migration Studies’ and tutor on the elective module, ‘Asylum and Refugees in Africa and Latin America: Regional Models for Refugee Protection in the Global South’ on the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies at the Refugee Law Initiative, University of London. He is the Co-Editor in Chief of the Refugee Survey Quarterly journal (Oxford University Press).