(MPI for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen)
Léonie S. Newhouse, PhD is a senior research fellow / group leader at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. As a feminist political and economic geographer, she is interested in the intersections of global geopolitics, migration, international development and humanitarian response. For over 15 years, her professional work and scholarship has focused on the experiences of both forced and economic migrants as they seek to reconstruct their lives and livelihoods in the wake of conflict. She has previously taught at Penn State University, the University of Washington, Juba University, and the American University in Cairo. She earned her PhD (Geography) from the University of Washington, her MSc (Forced Migration) from Oxford and her BS (Environmental Economics & Policy) from UC Berkeley.
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