Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Jasmin Lilian Diab

Jasmin Lilian Diab

Assistant Professor of Migration Studies, Lebanese American University

Dr. Diab is an Assistant Professor of Migration Studies at the Lebanese American University (LAU)’s Department of Social Sciences. She is a Senior Consultant on Refugee and Gender Studies at Cambridge Consulting Services, a Peace Responsiveness Expert at Interpeace, a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University, a Scholar in Forced Displacement at University of Ottawa’s Human Rights Research and Education Centre, and the Lead of the Global Research Network's Gender and Migration Research Group at its 'War, Conflict and Global Migration' Think Tank. She has served as an International Consultant to UN Agencies and International Humanitarian Organizations across the MENA region, and has assisted in evaluating humanitarian programming, conducting research in conflict settings, and developing strategies for organizations' interventions in hard-to-reach areas across Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and the Palestinian Territories. She is a Country of Origin Information Expert to AMERA International's 'Rights in Exile Program,' and an Editorial Board Member at Act for Displaced, the Journal of Internal Displacement and the Journal of Applied Professional Studies at Marywood University. She also serves as an Advisory Board Member to People Beyond Borders and the Indian Society of Legal Research, and an Adjunct Faculty Member of International Migration and Refugee Law at the Global Institute of Law. She holds a PhD in International Relations and Diplomacy with an emphasis on Asylum, Refugees and Security from the esteemed Center for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies of the School of Advanced International and Political Studies at INSEEC U. in Paris.

Published Works

Diab, J. L. (2021), ‘Migrant Rights and Migrant Wrongs: Bilateral Relations, Asylum and Security under the Safe Third Country Agreement,’ Bedey and Thoms Media, ISBN: 978-3-95935-570-4, Retrieve at: https://amzn.to/3ryWQFU  

Diab, J. L. (Ed.) (2021), ‘Dignity in Movement: Borders, Bodies and Rights,’ E-International Relations Publishing, ISBN: 978-1910814598, Retrieve at: https://bit.ly/3qkAdUR

Diab, J. L. (2021), Pandemic-linked Vulnerabilities for Forced Migrants: The Increase in Gender-based Violence in the Arab World, Journal of Migration Affairs, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 90-98, Retrieve at: https://bit.ly/38of847

Diab, J. L. (2021), On Managing Health in Conflict: Refugees, Political Will and International Obligations amid Coronavirus in Lebanon, International Journal on Political Science and Governance, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 24-28, Retrieve at: https://bit.ly/3pN8NoU