Jean Pierre Misago is a researcher with the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) at the University of the Witwatersrand. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology (University of Zimbabwe, 2001); an MA in Forced Migration Studies (Wits University, 2005); an MA in Humanitarian Assistance (Tufts University, 2008) and a PhD in Migration and Displacement (Wits University, 2016). His research focuses on the effects of migration and displacement on identity and belonging; xenophobia and violent outsider exclusion; and management of migration and human mobility at local authority level. He has published an increasing number of articles in local and international peer-reviewed journals and as well as book chapters for edited book collections. He jointly teaches an MA course (Introduction to Migration and Displacement) at ACMS.
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