Michael Flynn, Executive Director

Michael Flynn, Executive Director of the Global Detention Project, holds a BA in Philosophy from DePaul University and a PhD in International Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. He is coauthor (with Izabella Majcher and Mariette Grange) of Immigration Detention in the European Union: In the Shadow of the “Crisis” (Springer 2020); and […]

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Katie Welsford, Communications Officer

Katie Welsford, Communications Officer at the Global Detention Project, has a background in not-for-profit communications and journalism and specialises in conflict and displacement. She previously worked for the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, overseeing all digital communications and campaigns which focussed in particular upon the IDP crisis in Northern Iraq. Prior to this, Katie worked as […]

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Mario Guido, Project Coordinator

Mario Guido serves as the Coordinator of the Global Detention Project’s “Global Immigration Detention Observatory” project, helping oversee collaborative work between the GDP and external partner organisations on developing detention data in key geographic regions to raise awareness of human rights concerns. He holds an LLB in European Legal Studies from the University of Reading and […]

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Jun Pang, Research Fellow

Jun Pang is an independent researcher with experience working on refugee and migrant rights campaigns in Asia and Europe. She holds an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration from the University of Oxford and a BA in Human, Social, and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge […]

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Stella Warnier, Intern

Stella Warnier is currently completing a BA in international relations and international law at the Université du Québec à Montréal. An intern with the GDP, she is assisting the team in monitoring government responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2019, she participated in the moot competition “Concours Charles Rousseau” and won first prize together with […]

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Mariette Grange, Adviser

Mariette Grange served as Senior Researcher at the Global Detention Project during 2010-2019. She currently serves as an external adviser to the GDP team. Ms. Grange’s track record includes co-establishing the Amnesty International office to the United Nations in Geneva and providing leadership to Human Rights Watch during the institution-building years of the Human Rights […]

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Tin Geber, Web Team

A computational artist and creative strategist with experience in human-centred programme and service design, project implementation, and workshop facilitation, Tin has extensive international experience with a broad range of thematic areas across the development spectrum. He has been working on the intersection of technology, art and activism for most of the last decade. In his […]

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Former interns, researchers, and consultants

Bassiar Ali, Romane Auzou, Emily Baxter, Patrcia Bilbao, Inga Boecker, Cecilia Cannon, Theo Coonen, Caroline Dalton, Killian Patrick Dorier, Jaqueline Douniama, Lucie Fabiano, Guillaume Ferrier Llamas, Christina Fialho, Claudie Fioroni, Parastou Hassouri, Anette Havardsen Skaar, Aiko Holvikivi, Cari Jeffries, Kelsey Jost-Creegan, Phoebe Kennan, Adrian Klocke, Yuki Kobayashi, Alexandra Lamb, Christa Lopez, Jana Löw, Ben Lumsdaine, […]

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