Amory Building, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RJ , UK
Emma graduated from the University of Warwick with a BA in Politics and International Studies in 2007, and has since achieved a Masters in International Human Rights Law from the University of Exeter in 2009, and a Masters of Research in Critical Human Geographies from the University of Exeter in 2015.
Emma has been working with refugee communities in Devon since 2008, and her research builds on her professional experience of working within the voluntary sector. Her research interests are migration, rights and legal regimes of refugee protection. Through her PhD research, Emma seeks to promote justice for asylum seekers and refugees living in the UK, with a particular focus on improving access to immigration advice in the South West of England.
Emma’s research is funded by the ESRC and she is a member of the University of Exeter Doctoral College and the South West Doctoral Training Centre. Emma is also an active member of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies Young Academics Network.