Dr Sean Loughna

Published: 7 Oct 2016


Sean Loughna is a political economist with experience working on a range of forced migration issues within the UN, academia and NGOs. His PhD thesis examines the political economy of internal displacement in Colombia and he has spent some 15 years examining issues related to conflict, displacement and socioeconomic issues in the country. Sean spent over ten years working at the Refugee Studies Centre in Oxford, which included managing the content of Forced Migration Online, and for six years was as a University Lecturer in Forced Migration in Berlin. His publications include co-editing two editions of UNHCR’s flagship book The State of the World’s Refugees (OUP 2000 & 2006). He is currently working as a consultant researcher and advisor for governmental and UN clients.