Matthew Gibney

Matthew Gibney

Distinguished Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy



Biography

Matthew J. Gibney is Professor of Politics and Forced Migration at the University of Oxford, Official Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford, and Director of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre. Professor Gibney specialises in the political and ethical issues raised by refugees, citizenship, and migration control. Born in Melbourne, Australia, he was educated at Monash University (BEc (Hons)) and, as a Commonwealth Scholar, at King’s College, University of Cambridge (MPhil; PhD). He is the author of many scholarly articles, chapters and books, including The Ethics and Politics of Asylum (2004), Globalizing Rights (2003), which has been translated into Italian and Spanish, The Normative, Historical and Political Contours of Deportation (2013) (edited with Bridget Anderson and Emanuela Paoletti) and (with Randall Hansen) Immigration and Asylum (2005), a three-volume encyclopedia. His published research has dealt with issues of asylum, deportation, citizenship, globalization, and statelessness and has appeared in journals such as the American Political Science ReviewJournal of PoliticsGovernment and OppositionPolitical Studies, JEMS, and Citizenship Studies, as well as several anthologies of influential academic writing in migration studies and in international relations.



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