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Priscilla Solano

Senior lecturer

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Priscilla Solano holds a PhD in Sociology from Lund University and an MPhil in Migration Studies from Oxford University.  Her PhD thesis Assisting in the Shadows: Humanitarianism, Shelters and Transit Migration Politics was awarded the Oscar II scholarship, annually awarded to the best doctoral thesis at each of the faculties of Lund University. She has conducted fieldwork in Costa Rica, Thailand and Mexico concerning assistance distribution to vulnerable migrant populations. Outside academia, Priscilla has worked with the UN Agency International Organisation for Migration (IOM) at its Geneva headquarters and in San Jose, Costa Rica, and more recently with Individuell Människohjälp. She has also volunteered with the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM).