ASILE International Advisory Academic Board

The ASILE International Advisory Academic Board aims at providing independent strategic academic advice and external quality control to the ASILE project outputs and activities.
The International Advisory Academic Board will be invited to participate, present their own work on topics of direct relevance to ASILE and the UN GCR in project meetings across several world regions.
The Board is composed by the following female and male experts (in alphabetical order):

Mr Mehdi Alioua

Professor, Sociologie, enseignant à l’Université Internationale de Rabat, Morocco

Ms Maruja Asis

Director of Research and Publications at the Scalabrini Migration Center and co-editor of the Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, Philippines

Ms Lyubov Bisson

Research Fellow, Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Ms Rosemary Byrne

Professor of Legal Studies at NYUAD (New York University Abu Dhabi)

Mr Pablo Ceriani

Universidad de Lanús, Argentina

Mr Raúl Delgado Wise

Professor at Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico

Mr Radoš Djurovi

Asylum Protection Centre, Serbia

Mr Niels Frenzen

Professor University of South California, Los Angeles, Director, Immigration Clinic, US

Ms Feline Freier

Professor in the Academic Department of Social and Political Sciences at Universidad del Pacífico, Peru

Ms Xiaojiang Hu

School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, China

Ms Simonida Kacarska

Director, European Policy Institute (EPI) – Skopje, Macedonia

Ms Audrey Macklin

Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Canada – ASILE National Expert

Ms Natália Medina Araújo

Adjunct Professor, Universidade Federal do Oeste da Bahia – UFOB, Brazil – ASILE National Expert

Ms Midori Okabe

Professor, Department of International Legal Studies, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

Ms Sureeporn Punpuing

Associate Professor, Institute for Population and Social Research Mahidol University, Thailand

Mr Irudaya Rajan

Chair Professor, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) Research Unit on International Migration at the Centre for Development Studies, India

Ms Betty Rouland

Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain de Tunis, IRMC, Tunis

Ms Ilke Şanlıer Yüksel

Migration and Development Research Center (MIGCU) at Çukurova University

Mr Gebre Yntiso

Associate Professor, Ethiopia


The aim of ASILE is to enlarge the International Advisory Academic Board with new members and to actively engage them during the course of the project.