Lori Elected to APSA Executive Council & Participates in Annual Meeting

Noora Lori, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was recently elected to the executive council of the Migration and Citizenship section of the American Political Science Association (APSA). 

The APSA Migration and Citizenship Section brings together political scientists working on issues of migration and citizenship, to promote teaching and research in the field, and encourage communication among political scientists and scholars of migration and citizenship in related disciplines, including policy and other professionals, domestically and internationally. The full list of executive officers can be found here.

In addition to her new role on the APSA Migration and Citizenship Section’s executive council, Lori participated in a number of panels during the organization’s annual meeting. Throughout the six days of programming, which ran from September 8-13, 2020, Lori participated in the following panels.

Noora Lori’s research broadly focuses on the political economy of migration, the development of security institutions and international migration control, and the establishment and growth of national identity systems. She is particularly interested in the study of temporary worker programs and racial hierarchies in comparative perspective. Regionally, her work examines the shifting population movements accompanying state formation in the Persian Gulf, expanding the study of Middle East politics to include historic and new connections with East Africa and the Indian subcontinent. Lori is the Founding Director of the Pardee School Initiative on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking. Read more about her here