Ph.D. in International Relations, University of Witwatersrand

Margaret Monyani is a Lecturer and Doctoral Researcher at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Her dissertation focuses on international migration regimes, specifically the global dynamics associated with refugee governance from an African perspective by exploring the livelihood situations of Somali women refugees in Nairobi, Kenya. She has also taught courses in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Moi University, including courses on national politics, international relations, gender, human rights, security and international migration. Her academic performance has earned her prestigious fellowships such as the Andrew Mellon Governing Intimacies Project 2019, Academy for African Urban Diversity Fellowship 2018 and the Erasmus Mundus International Credit Mobility Fellowship 2018. She is a three times recipient of the Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Research Fellowship.