Daniel Naujoks

Daniel Naujoks is the director a.i. for the International Organization & UN Studies Specialization at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He has previously taught at The New School’s Studely Graduate Programs in International Affairs and Jawarhar Lal Nehru University. His research focuses on the effects of migration, refugees, and citizenship on social, economic, and political development, migrants’ and refugee rights, ethnic identity and the genesis of diaspora and citizenship policies, including his book ‘Migration, Citizenship, and Development. Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States’ (2013, Oxford University Press). His recent research sheds light on the integration of migration and displacement into public policies and the links to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Dr. Naujoks regularly advises governments and international organizations on issues of migration, diaspora engagement, human rights, displacement, and development. He serves as chair of the International Studies Association’s Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Studies section.
Sony Pellissery

Sony Pellissery is currently, Director of Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Professor at National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He completed his D.Phil. in social policy from Oxford University (2006). He is engaged in developing Masters programme in Public Policy at National Law School Bangalore since 2014. He was awarded with India Social Science Award in 2009 by IDRC (Canada). He was awarded with Ram Reddy Social Scientist Award in 2015. He has been fellow (2011) and associate fellow (2018) at the of Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) of University of Bielefeld, Germany. He has been visiting professor at Oslo Metropolitan University (2014-18). His interest and publications are in the areas of Politics of social policies, Theorising social policy regimes in Global South, Property rights, and Realist schools of social research methods.