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Dr Leander Kandilige

  • Researcher

Senior Lecturer of Migration Studies at the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana

Dr Leander Kandilige obtained his DPhil. (PhD.), MSt., PGCert., MA and BA qualifications from the University of Oxford, the University of Southampton and the University of Ghana respectively. He is a Senior Lecturer, Course Coordinator and Examinations Officer at the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana.

His areas of academic research interest include: Global South-North migratory movements and their effects on policy formulation; migration-development nexus and implications for developing countries; migration and population dynamics; migration, globalisation and development; labour migrations in Africa and theories of migration. He has been Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator and Researcher for several projects that have been financed by diverse international funders, including the ‘Aligning Migration Management and Migration-Development Nexus’ (MIGNEX), a five-year EU-funded project and ‘Migration for Development and Equality’ (MIDEQ), a five-year GCRF/UKRI-funded project.