Immigration Fellows Program

The Immigration Research Fellows Program offers advanced-level doctoral students at Harvard University the opportunity to receive additional training and support for one academic year. During their time as Fellows, scholars will participate in a bi-weekly colloquia series, present and receive feedback on their work, and contribute to the initiative’s other intellectual activities.

Each year we will select up to six Fellows across various disciplines who are working on dissertations related to issues of immigrant incorporation or immigration policy. Fellows will receive $6,000 in financial support and form a cohort that meets regularly throughout the academic year. The Fellows Program also provides professional development opportunities, job market support, and ongoing mentoring.

2020-2021 Harvard Immigration Research Fellows

Reva Dhingra

Reva Dhingra

Government
Reva Dhingra is a PhD candidate in government, where she researches forced migration, public service provision, and the political economy of international aid... Read more about Reva Dhingra
Martha Franco

Martha Franco

Graduate School of Education

Martha C. Franco (she/her/hers) is a fifth year doctoral candidate at Harvard University. Broadly, her research examines the educational...

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Jaein Lee

Jaein Lee

Graduate School of Education

Jaein Josefina Lee is a PhD candidate in Education at Harvard University, concentrating in Culture, Institutions and Society. She is broadly...

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Sascha Riaz

Sascha Riaz

Government
Sascha Riaz is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard. His research focuses on the effects of international migration on European... Read more about Sascha Riaz