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Jasmin Diab

Global Fellow on Migration and Inequality (Non-Resident)

PhD in International Relations and Diplomacy, Centre for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies, HEIP, INSEEC Grande Ecole
Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratization, Saint Joseph University
Master's Degree in International Law, Notre Dame University
Bachelor's Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy, Notre Dame University

Dr Jasmin Lilian Diab is a Global Fellow on Migration and Inequality at United Nations University Centre for Policy Research.

Dr Diab is currently Director of the Institute for Migration Studies at the Lebanese American University, where she also serves as Assistant Professor of Migration Studies at the Department of Social and Education Sciences, and as Coordinator of the Migration Studies Programme.

She has served as a Visiting Professor at the University for Peace in their Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, an Adjunct Faculty Member of International Migration and Refugee Law at the Global Institute of Law, a Guest Lecturer at McGill University on Refugee and Migrant Health, and a Guest Lecturer at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies on Radicalization within Refugee Communities. Dr Diab is also a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University, a Global Fellow at Brown University’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, and a Fellow supporting Cambridge University’s British Academy Bilateral Research Chair on Education in Conflict.

In addition to serving on the boards of organizations working in the migration and development space and the editorial boards of several leading journals, Dr Diab has consulted for UN Agencies, international humanitarian organizations and governments, and has assisted in evaluating humanitarian programming, conducting research in conflict settings, conducting gender analyses, and developing strategies for organizations targeting hard to reach areas across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

She holds a Doctorate in International Relations and Diplomacy with an emphasis on Asylum, Refugees and Security from the Center for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies of the School of Advanced International and Political Studies at INSEEC Grande Ecole in Paris, and holds graduate degrees in International Law, Human Rights, and Feminist Writings.

Research Interests

  • Forced migration

  • Gender

  • Internal Displacement

  • Migrants and social inclusion

  • Migration

  • Migration and Development

  • Refugees