Jasmin El-Shewy, joined the team as Imagining Futures Project Manager in 2022. She brings to the project her experience in international collaboration in higher education, having previously managed a research project between Ruhr-University Bochum and the Lebanese American University.
She holds a PhD in International Development Studies from the Institut für Entwicklungsforschung und Entwicklungspolitik and an MSc in Human Rights from LSE. Her doctoral thesis focused on the notion of home and belonging amid prolonged and secondary displacements of Palestinian refugees. During her PhD, she was a Visiting PhD Student at the School of Law, University of Warwick and a Visiting Study Fellow at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. Previously she worked as a legal adviser and researcher on forced displacement in Egypt and was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, American University in Cairo in 2013/14.