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

Annie Zean Dunbar, CFMS Program Coordinator 

Jessica Darrow, CFMS Visiting Scholar

Benjamin Frommer, Professor, Department of History

Rana Khoury, Graduate Student, Department of Political Science

Dolores Koenig, Buffett Institute Visiting Scholar

Uzoamaka Nzelibe, Clinical Professor of Law, Bluhm Legal Clinic

William Reno, Professor, Department of Political Science

Kimberly Seibel, 
Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology

Bruce Spencer, Professor, Department of Statistics

Başak Yavçan, Keyman Program Visiting Scholar

Summer Institute Instructors and Adjunct Lecturers

Faith Nibbs, Ph.D., Director, the Forced Migration Upward Mobility Project

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