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:

Mr Pablo Ceriani

Universidad de Lanús, Argentina

Mr Raúl Delgado Wise

Professor at Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico

Ms Simonida Kacarska

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

Mr Radoš Djurovi

Asylum Protection Centre, Serbia

Ms Betty Rouland

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

Ms Midori Okabe, Professor,

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

Ms Sureeporn Punpuing, Ph.D,

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

Ms Lyubov Bisson

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

Mr Harouna Mounkaila

Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger

Mr Gebre Yntiso

Associate Professor, Ethiopia

Mr Irudaya Rajan

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

Mr Mehdi Alioua

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

Ms Xiaojiang Hu

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

Ms Maruja Asis

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

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

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.