Kelsey Norman

Dr. Kelsey Norman is a postdoctoral fellow at the Sié Chéou-Kang Center at the Josef Korbel School for International Studies at the University of Denver. She earned her PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine in June 2017. Her research examines Middle East and North African states as countries of migrant and refugee settlement and she is currently working on a book manuscript titled, “Reluctant Reception: Understanding Host State Migration and Refugee Policies in Egypt, Morocco and Turkey.”  More broadly, Dr. Norman’s research interests include semi-authoritarian governance, Middle East politics, and migration and refugees. Her writing has been published in the International Journal of Migration and Border Studies, the Journal of the Middle East and Africa, Égypte/Monde arabe, Refugee Review, The Postcolonialist, Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture, The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, Jadaliyya, Muftah, and The Monkey Cage Blog. You can follow her on Twitter @kelseypnorman.