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Alan Gamlen

Alan Gamlen

Alan Gamlen

  • IMIn Fellow

Alan Gamlen is Associate Professor of Human Geography at Monash University. His research focuses on human migration and ethnicity, with special interests in the governance of international migration, diasporas and transnationalism. Alan holds a Doctorate in Human Geography from the University of Oxford, where he has been affiliated to several research centres over the past decade. Alan has worked as a consultant and advisor to various international organizations including the World Bank, and numerous national governments. He is author of some 50 articles, book chapters and working papers on these topics. As an editor, he has co-published several books and special issues, and he is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Migration Studies, published by Oxford University Press. Alan is a frequent keynote speaker and media commentator around the world. His research has been funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand, the UK Leverhulme Trust, and the UK Economic and Social Research Council, among others. His work has featured in leading global media such as The Guardian and The Economist.