Rights in Exile Newsletter


Fiona McKinnon

Editor-in-Chief Rights in Exile Newsletter

Fiona co-edited the Rights in Exile newsletter for six years before becoming the publication’s Editor in Chief. She has practiced...

Christian Jorgensen

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter Nov 2017 - Present

Christian Jorgensen is a law student at the University of New Mexico School of Law. He is a graduate of...

Themba Lewis

Programme Manager for IRRI’s Rights in Exile Programme; Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2010–Present (Founding editor)

Themba holds graduate degrees in refugee studies from the University of Oxford and the American University in Cairo, and Level...

Mandy Jam

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2014–Present

Mandy has recently completed her MA degree in Cultural Anthropology at Leiden University (2015), for which she has conducted ethnographic...

Natsumi Paxton

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2015–Present

Natsumi completed an MA in African Studies at SOAS in London, where she also worked with people detained in immigration...

Susan Fratzke

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2015–Present

Susan Fratzke is an Associate Policy Analyst and Program Coordinator with the Migration Policy Institute’s International Program, where her research...

Catherine Tyson

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2015–Present

Catherine holds a BA, Magna cum Laude, in Anthropology and International Studies from Northwestern University. She has worked at the...

Iana Messetchkova

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2016–Present

Iana has a BA in International Relations from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, as well as an MA...

Kavita Kapur

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2017–Present

Kavita Kapur is an international human rights and immigration lawyer, focusing on asylum and refugee protection and migrants’ rights. She...

Mohamed ElSayeh

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2017–Present

Mohamed holds a BA in Political Science from The American University in Cairo and an LLM in International Human Rights...