Adam Saltsman

Adam SaltsmanVisiting Fellow

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.

News Items

Karen Jacobsen co-edits special section in Journal of Refugee Studies
October 15, 2021

Together with Visiting Fellow Adam Saltsman, Karen Jacobsen co-edited a special section in the Journal of Refugee Studies Volume 34, Issue 3, September 2021. The section focused on power in…

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Feinstein faculty participate in the World Humanitarian Summit
May 10, 2016

The first ever World Humanitarian Summit took place in Istanbul, Turkey on May 23-24, 2016. The summit aimed to set a forward-looking agenda for humanitarian action that addresses future humanitarian…

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Feinstein Publications

Developing a Profiling Methodology for Displaced People in Urban Areas: Thailand Case Study

This is one of three case studies that were conducted to test the methodology for profiling displaced persons in urban areas. The full report on the methodology is available here….

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