Professor Giorgia Dona
Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader, Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
Department of Social Sciences , School of Education and Communities
Giorgia Doná is Professor of Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, co-director of the Centre for Migration, Refugees and Belonging and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
For more than three decades she has worked as a researcher, practitioner and activist with displaced populations and refugees in Central and North America, Eastern Africa, and Europe. Her research focuses on conflict and displacement, child and youth migration, psycho-social perspectives in forced migration, refugee voices and representation, and multi-modal narratives.
Areas Of Interest
- Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
- Ethnic Conflicts, Genocides and Political Violence
- Child and Youth Migration
- Psycho-social wellbeing and interventions
- Refugee voices and representation
- Participatory research methodologies
- Multi-modal (written, oral, digital and arts-based) narratives