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Kerilyn Schewel

Visiting Research Scholar, Duke University

  • Senior Researcher and IMI Working Paper Series Editor
Kerilyn Schewel's research examines how the social changes associated with human and economic development impact migration aspirations and behavior. She has carried out extensive fieldwork in Ethiopia and published on themes related to migration theory, immobility, education and gender. Her work has appeared in International Migration Review, Population and Development ReviewSocial Forces, and Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
 
She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Amsterdam, an MSc in Migration Studies from the University of Oxford, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She has held research positions at Addis Ababa University, Princeton University, and the University of Amsterdam, where she managed the Migration as Development project. 

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