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Lecturer in Migration and Security, Griffith University

Dr Samid Suliman is Lecturer, Migration and Security in the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith University, Australia. He is also a member of the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research. His work has recently appeared in Review of International Studies, Globalizations and Mobilities. Samid was awarded the Australian Political Studies Association's 2015 Thesis Prize for his doctoral dissertation, 'Migration, Development, and Kinetic Politics'. He is currently researching the governance of ‘climate migration’ in Oceania, the visual politics of (in)secure migrations, and the security-aeromobility nexus (with Dr Kaya Barry). Samid is also interested in theorising the role of movement in world politics.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Migration and Security, Griffith University


  • 2014 
    The University of Queensland, Doctor of Philosophy