Gunvor Jónsson

Departmental Lecturer in Migration and Development

  • SOAS London, formerly IMI Oxford

Gunvor is a Departmental Lecturer in Migration and Development at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. She is also Review Editor of Migration & Society(Berghahn Journals). She is a trained anthropologist and holds a PhD from SOAS (University of London); an MA from Copenhagen; and undergraduate degrees from the University of Pretoria (South Africa). Gunvor specialises in migration and mobilities in Africa, and the anthropology of West Africa (Mali/Senegal, focusing on a variety of issues including gender; shuttle trade and markets in Africa; urbanisation and infrastructure; climatic and environmental change; and migration aspirations and immobility.

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