Forced Migration Research
From Theory to Practice in
Promoting Migrant Well-Being
PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP
Steve Olson and Malay K. Majmundar, Rapporteurs
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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This activity was supported by Award No. 1806-05978 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Award No. 75757 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and by the National Academies Presidents’ Fund. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization or agency that provided support for the project.
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PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR A WORKSHOP ON THE DEMOGRAPHY OF FORCED MIGRATION AND REFUGEE MOVEMENTS
ELLEN P. KRALY (Cochair), Malmö University and Colgate University
HOLLY E. REED (Cochair), Queens College, City University of New York
SUSAN MCGRATH, York University
PIA ORRENIUS, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
ROMESH SILVA, United Nations Population Fund
PAUL B. SPIEGEL, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
SARAH STAVETEIG, U.S. Department of State
MALAY K. MAJMUNDAR, Study Director
ELLIE GRIMES, Senior Program Assistant
COMMITTEE ON POPULATION
KATHLEEN MULLAN HARRIS (Chair), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
LISA F. BERKMAN, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
NANCY BIRDSALL, Center for Global Development
ANN K. BLANC, The Population Council
VICKI A. FREEDMAN, University of Michigan
DANA A. GLEI, Georgetown University
ROBERT A. HUMMER, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
HILLARD S. KAPLAN, Chapman University
HEDWIG LEE, Washington University
JENNIFER J. MANLY, Columbia University Medical Center
EMILIO A. PARRADO, University of Pennsylvania
ISABEL V. SAWHILL, The Brookings Institution
JOHN R. WILMOTH, United Nations
REBECCA WONG, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
MALAY K. MAJMUNDAR, Director
This document summarizes the discussions and presentations at the Workshop on Forced Migration Research: From Theory to Practice in Promoting Migrant Well-Being. Held in Washington, DC, May 21–22, 2019, the workshop was convened by the Committee on Population of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and it was sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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We thank the following individuals for their review of this proceedings: Jeffrey S. Passel, senior demographer, Pew Research Center; and Holly E. Reed, Department of Sociology, Queens College, City University of New York. We also thank staff member Jennifer A. Cohen for reading and providing helpful comments on this manuscript.
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Malay K. Majmundar, Director
Committee on Population