ContriButorS
Alfred Babo is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African Studies at Smith Col-
lege. As Resident Scholar, he directs the Humanities Lab on “Forced Displacement, Im-
migration and Refugees.” Babo taught at the University of Bouaké, Ivory Coast, before
joining Smith College. In the fall of 2016, he will be joining Fairfield University. Babo’s
research focuses on sustainable development, social change, immigration, and conflict and
postconflict society. He is the author of L’étranger en Côte d’Ivoire: Crises et controverses
autour d’une catégorie sociale (2013). He is a member of cirdis-University of Quebec in
Montreal, and the 2004 recipient of the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgian Devel-
opment Cooperation Prize.
Jacqueline Bhabha is a Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the
Harvard School of Public Health, the Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law
School, an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and the
Director of Research at the fxb Center for Health and Human Rights. A gradu ate of
Oxford University, she practiced law in London and at the Strasbourg Eu ro pean Court of
Human Rights, before moving to the acad emy in the United States. Bhabha directed the
University of Chicago Human Rights Program from 1997 to 2001. She has published on
transnational child migration, refugee protection, and children’s rights and citizenship,
including Children without a State (2011) and Child Migration and Human Rights in a
Global Age (2014).
Jacqueline Field is an Australian lawyer. She has been working with Kim Rubenstein
in the area of citizenship law since 2012, including on the second edition of Rubenstein’s
book Australian Citizenship Law in Context (forthcoming). Jacqueline is currently based
in Singapore and has previously worked with a regional nongovernmental organ ization
that advocates for mi grant worker rights.
Amanda Flaim (James Madison College, Michigan State University) is the former lead
research con sul tant on statelessness to unesco in Thailand and to unhcr in Nepal. Her
studies, which comprise two of the largest and most comprehensive studies of statelessness
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