(University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Margaret Monyani is a doctoral candidate at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa pursuing a PhD in International Relations. Her dissertation focuses on international migration regimes specifically the global dynamics associated with refugee governance by exploring the livelihood situations of urban Somali refugee women in Nairobi, Kenya. She also holds a Masters degree in International Relations and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Moi University, Kenya. She has worked as an assistant lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Moi University where she taught various undergraduate courses ranging from national politics, international relations, gender, human rights, security and international migration. Her research interests are in migration, gender and security, and refugees and urbanism. She is a versatile, upcoming scholar and author with skills in execution of academic and policy research projects.