Dr Tamara Wood - Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies
Tamara is an expert in African regional refugee law and forced migration. She is a Centre Affiliate at the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, University of New South Wales; an external researcher at the RefMig Project, Hertie School of Berlin, and a Research Affiliate at the Refugee Law Initiative, University of London. She is also a member of the Advisory Committee for the Platform on Disaster Displacement and a former member of the Consultative Committee for the Nansen Initiative on Disaster-Induced Cross-Border Displacement.
Tamara has published on refugee law issues in leading international law journals and lectured in refugee and human rights law at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Prior to academic work, Tamara worked as a refugee advocate in Australia, assisting onshore refugee applicants with their claims for asylum.