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Bradley, Megan   Bradley, Megan
Assistant Professor
Program: Conflict Studies
Office : GIG 327A
Phone: 613-236-1393, ext.:
Email: mbradley@ustpaul.ca


Research Activities:

Forced Migration; Human Rights; Transitional Justice, Research for Development.

Education:

DPhil (PhD) International Relations, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford (2009)
MSc Forced Migration, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford (2004)
MA (Honours) Philosophy and International Relations, University of St Andrews (2003)
Membre de la Faculté des études supérieures et postdoctorales, Université d'Ottawa

Courses taught:

ECS 3130 Armed conflict and humanitarian intervention
ECS 5103 Research methods in conflict studies
ECS 5120 Refugees and forced migration: Rights and responsibilities
ECS 5302 Approaches to conflict and social justice
ECS 6140 Research Seminar

Publications:

In preparation

Forced Migration, Reconciliation and Justice (editor) (to be reviewed for publication by McGill-Queen’s University Press).

Co-editor (with Roger Duthie) of special edition of the Journal of Refugee Studies on ‘Accountability and redress for the injustices of displacement’.

Under review

‘The right of return: A typology of claims’.

Books

Refugee repatriation: Justice, responsibility and redress, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2013).

Articles, book chapters and other peer-reviewed publications

‘Displacement in Central America and the Caribbean: Cooperation and Challenges’, in E. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, G. Loescher, K. Long and N. Sigona (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

‘Liberal Democracies’ Divergent Interpretations of the Right of Return: Implications for Free Movement’, in W. Maas (ed.) Equal Citizenship and Free Movement of People, Leiden: Brill/Martinus Nijhoff (forthcoming).

‘Rethinking refugeehood: Statelessness, repatriation and refugee agency’, Review of International Studies (First View, 2013).

‘The international protection of environmental migrants: Challenges, shortcomings and ways forward’, in J. Schade and T. Faist (eds.) Migration and Climate Change, New York: Springer (2013) (co-authored with Roberta Cohen).

‘Introductory Note to the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa (Kampala Convention)’, International Legal Materials 51(1) (2013) (co-authored with Mike Asplet).

‘Redressing internally displaced Palestinians in Israel’, in R. Brynen and R. El-Rifai (eds.) Compensation to Palestinian Refugees and the Search for Palestinian-Israeli Peace, London: Pluto Press (2013).

‘Gender dimensions of redress for the Palestinian refugees’, in R. Brynen and R. El-Rifai (eds.) Compensation to Palestinian Refugees and the Search for Palestinian-Israeli Peace, London: Pluto Press (2013).

‘Strengthened protection for internally displaced persons in Africa: The Kampala Convention comes into force’, American Society of International Law (ASIL) Insights 16(36) (2012) (co-authored with Mike Asplet).

‘“Migrants in a feverland”: State obligations towards “environmental refugees”’, International Journal of Political Theory 8 (1-2) (2012).

‘Truth-telling and displacement: Patterns and prospects’, in R. Duthie (ed.) Displacement and Transitional Justice, New York: SSRC (2012).

‘Unlocking protracted displacement: Central America’s “success story” reconsidered’, Refugee Survey Quarterly 30(4) (2011).

‘Reparations’, in G. Kurian, et al. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Political Science, Washington, D.C.: CQ Press (Sage Publications) (2011).

‘Disasters and displacement: Gaps in protection’, Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies 1(1) (2010) (co-authored with Roberta Cohen, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution).

‘Return in dignity: A neglected refugee protection challenge’, Canadian Journal of Development Studies 28(3) (2009).

‘Obstacles to realising Guiding Principle 29 in Afghanistan’, Forced Migration Review (Special Edition) (2009).

‘Back to basics: The conditions of just refugee returns’, Journal of Refugee Studies 21(3) (2008).

‘On the agenda: North-South research partnerships and agenda-setting processes’ (lead article), Development in Practice 18(6) (2008).

‘L’aide canadienne à la recherche pour le développement’ (‘Canadian aid for research for development’), in F. Audet, M. Desrosiers and S. Roussel (eds.) L’aide canadienne au développement, Montreal: University of Montreal Press (2008) (co-authored with J.M. Labatut and G. Morin-Labatut, IDRC).

‘Redress and refugees: Reflections on some recent literature’ (review essay), Journal of Refugee Studies 20(4) (2007).

‘Refugee research agendas: The influence of donors and North-South partnerships’, Refugee Survey Quarterly 26(3) (2007).

Reparations, Reconciliation and Forced Migration: A Research Guide, Oxford: University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre-Forced Migration On-Line (2006).

Return of Forced Migrants: A Research Guide, Oxford: University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre-Forced Migration On-Line (2006).

‘The Conditions of Just Return: State Responsibility and Restitution for Refugees’, in A. Bolesta (ed.) Refugee Crises and International Response: Towards Permanent Solutions?, Warsaw: Libra (2005).

Book reviews

‘Review of Land, Memory, Reconstruction and Justice: Perspectives on Land Claims in South Africa, by Anna Bohlin, Cherryl Walker, Ruth Hall and Thembele Kepe and Overcoming Historical Injustices: Land Reconciliation in South Africa, by James Gibson’, International Journal of Transitional Justice 5 (2011).

‘Review of Skeletons in the Closet: Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Europe, by Monika Nalepa’, Political Studies Review 9(2) (2011).

‘Review of After Genocide: Transitional Justice, Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Reconciliation in Rwanda and Beyond, edited by Phil Clark and Zachary Kaufman, Political Studies Review 9(2) (2011).

‘Review of The Future for Palestinian Refugees: Toward Equity and Peace, by Michael Dumper’, Journal of Refugee Studies 21(2) (2008).

‘Review of Conflict and the Refugee Experience: Flight, Exile and Repatriation in the Horn of Africa, by Assefaw Bariagaber’, Political Studies Review 6(3) (2008).

‘Review of Palestinian Refugee Repatriation: Global Perspectives, edited by Michael Dumper’, Journal of Refugee Studies 20(1) (2007).

Policy briefings, reports and working papers (selected)

Displacement, transitional justice and reconciliation: Assumptions, challenges and lessons, University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre Policy Briefing 9 (2012).

Transitional Justice and Displacement: Challenges and Recommendations, Brookings Institution/International Center for Transitional Justice, July 2012 (co-authored with Roger Duthie and Bryce Campbell).

Unlocking protracted displacement: Central America’s ‘success story’ reconsidered, Oxford: University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre Working Paper 77 (2011).

Return in dignity: A neglected refugee protection challenge, Oxford: University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre Working Paper 40 (2007).

North-South Research Partnerships: Challenges, Responses and Trends, Ottawa: IDRC Canadian Partnerships Working Paper 1 (2007).

On the Agenda: North-South Research Partnerships and Agenda-Setting Processes, Ottawa: IDRC Canadian Partnerships Working Paper 2 (2007).

Report of the Regional Conference on Internal Displacement in West Africa, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Project on Internal Displacement (2006) (with Jessica Wyndham).

Report of the Seminar on Internal Displacement in the Southern African Development Community, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Project on Internal Displacement (2005) (with Erin Mooney).

The Conditions of Just Return: State Responsibility and Restitution for Refugees, Oxford: University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre Working Paper 21 (2005).

Opinion pieces (selected)

‘For regional stability, help Syria’s internally displaced’, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 June 2013.

‘Camps are not the answer to Syria’s displacement crisis’, The Atlantic, 19 April 2013.

‘Syria’s unseen crisis: Displaced women face rape, insecurity, poverty’, The Daily Beast, 8 March 2013.

‘Kampala Convention sets a global example for IDP protection’ (interview), World Politics Review, 14 December 2012, see http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/trend-lines/12573/global-insider-kampala-convention-sets-a-global-example-for-idp-protection.

‘Gaza conflict overshadows essential debate on the right of return’ (op-ed), Ottawa Citizen, 17 November 2012.

‘Bracing for Sandy: Cutting the cost of disaster’ (op-ed), Ottawa Citizen, 30 October 2012.

‘Notes from the field: Haiti – Displacement and development in the “Republic of NGOs”’, Brookings Up Front blog, 11 October 2012, see http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/up-front/posts/2012/10/11-haiti-bradley.

‘Waiting on Isaac, reflecting on Katrina’ (op-ed), Ottawa Citizen, 28 August 2012.

‘Rethinking durable solutions to displacement in the context of climate change’, Brookings Institution web-ed, 14 May 2012, see http://www.brookings.edu/research/papers/2012/05/14-displacement-bradley-mcadam (co-authored with Jane McAdam).

‘The crime of displacement: Holding Charles Taylor and other political leaders accountable’, Brookings Up Front blog, 7 May 2012, see http://www.brookings.edu/opinions/2012/0507_charles_taylor_bradley.aspx.