Center for Forced Migration Studies (CFMS)


CFMS Director

Galya Ruffer, J.D., Ph.D., Director, International Studies, Department of Political Science

Northwestern Faculty and Graduate Affiliates

Andrew Brown, Graduate Student, Department of Performance Studies

Benjamin Frommer, Professor, Department of History

Arda Gucler, Graduate Student, Department of Political Science

Rana Khoury, Graduate Student, Department of Political Science

Uzoamaka Nzelibe, Clinical Professor of Law, Bluhm Legal Clinic

William Reno, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Kimberly Seibel, 
Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology

Bruce Spencer, Professor, Department of Statistics

Summer Institute Instructors and Adjunct Lecturers

Barbara Harrell-Bond, Co-Founder, Refugee Studies Center, University of Oxford, Founder Refugee Law Project (Uganda), AMERA Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (Egypt), Founder, Fahamu Networks for Social Justice, CFMS Advisor

Michael Kagan, Associate Professor, Co-Director, Immigration Clinic, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (NU class of 1997)