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Robtel Pailey

Robtel Pailey

Robtel Neajai Pailey

Senior Research Officer

  • African Development Bank

Robtel Neajai Pailey is a Liberian academic, activist and author with over a decade of combined professional experiences in Africa, Europe and North America. Her core areas of research expertise include development, migration, citizenship, diasporas, transnationalism, conflict, post-war recovery, governance, and the political economy of aid, trade and remittances. Robtel's scholarly research and popular writing have been published in academic journals, edited book volumes, newspapers and magazines. Previously a senior researcher at the International Migration Institute, University of Oxford, she currently serves as an Ibrahim Leadership Fellow at the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. In 2018, Robtel will return to Oxford's Department of International Development as a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow.

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