Fiona Adamson

Fiona Adamson

Distinguished Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy


Fiona B. Adamson is an Associate Professor (Reader) of International Relations in the Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS, University of London. She is a lead investigator on the European Union Horizon 2020 Project “Migration Governance and Asylum Crises” (MAGYC) and co-convenor of the London Migration Research Group (LMRG). Her research focuses on the international politics of migration, diaspora and transnationalism and has appeared in journals such as International Security, European Journal of International Relations, International Migration Review, International Studies Review, Journal of Global Security Studies, Current History, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, International Studies Perspectives, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Global Networks and Political Science Quarterly. She serves on the editorial boards of the American Political Science Review (APSR), European Journal of International Relations (EJIR), Ethnopolitics and Nationalities Papers. Adamson was Chair of the SOAS Department of Politics (2010-13) and is currently its Director of Research. She has held visiting fellowships at Harvard University, Stanford University, Humboldt University in Berlin and University of Basel, Switzerland. She received her PhD from Columbia University and BA from Stanford University.

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