Dr Nicholas Maple is a Post Doc Research Fellow at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Nicholas completed his Ph.D. in 2021, under the supervision of Prof Cantor at the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI), University of London, UK. The thesis focused on how states manage the reception of refugees in southern Africa.
Nicholas is also an academic support officer for the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies at the RLI, University of London. In addition, he is the module convenor and tutor for the core module on the MA, ‘An Introduction to Refugee and Forced Migration Studies’. Finally, he is an assistant editor at the Refugee Survey Quarterly Journal, published by Oxford University Press.