Adam Saltsman

Adam SaltsmanVisiting Fellow

Adam Saltsman is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at Boston College and currently holds a Masters Degree in Sociology.

Adam Saltsman’s work focuses on forced migration from a variety of perspectives. From a rights perspective, Adam looks at the ways in which international refugee law is interpreted and practiced on a local level. Adam predominately focuses on migration in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. He recently conducted research in Jordan on the state of Iraqis displaced in Amman and his Masters Thesis, is titled, “Contested Rights: Subjugation and Struggle among Burmese Forced Migrants in Exile.” He is now preparing a dissertation proposal to qualitatively and quantitatively measure the contradictions between current international refugee policy and the realities of contemporary forced migration.

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Feinstein faculty participate in the World Humanitarian Summit
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