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Professor Giorgia Dona


Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader, Refugee and Forced Migration Studies

Department of Social Sciences , School Of Education And Communities

Giorgia Doná is Professor of Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, co-director of the Centre for Migration, Refugees and Belonging and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

For more than three decades she has worked as a researcher, practitioner and activist with displaced populations and refugees in Central and North America, Eastern Africa, and Europe. Her research focuses on conflict and displacement, child and youth migration, psycho-social perspectives in forced migration, refugee voices and representation, and multi-modal narratives.

Areas Of Interest

  • Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
  • Ethnic Conflicts, Genocides and Political Violence
  • Child and Youth Migration
  • Psycho-social wellbeing and interventions
  • Refugee voices and representation
  • Participatory research methodologies
  • Multi-modal (written, oral, digital and arts-based) narratives