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Boel McAteer

Boel McAteer
Name
Boel McAteer
Title
Organisation
International Development School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
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Research Interests
Forced displacement, Refugee studies, Urban Refugees, Refugee Livelihoods, Gender and Development, Development and Humanitarian Aid, Turkey, social exclusion, labour market inequlities
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/international_development/boel_mcateer

PhD Title

Gendering self-reliance in international refugee protection: livelihoods support for displaced Syrians in Izmir, western Turkey

My research looks at self-reliance as a concept within international refugee protection, asking how it is gendered in the ways it is constructed, understood and navigated within non-governmental organisations aiming to create jobs or incomes for urban refugees in western Turkey.

Qualifications

2015-present: PhD International Development, University of Edinburgh

2012-13: MSc Human Rights and International Politics, University of Glasgow

2008-12: BA Honours Journalism, University of Stirling

Teaching

Global Development Challenges (PG) online course tutor 2017-19

Analysing Development (PG) online course tutor 2018-19

International Development Research Design and Practice (PG) course tutor 2018-19

Europe and International Migration (UG honours) course tutor 2017-18

Relevant Work Experience

2014-15: The UK Government's Stabilisation Unit

2013-14: Department for International Development (DFID)

Academic Awards

2015: The Chrystal MacMillan Studentship

2013: Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network collaborative masters' dissertation funding

2012: The Speakeasy Prize for undergraduate dissertation

Non-Academic Awards

2013: Finalist in the Guardian's International Development Journalism Competition

2012: Shortlisted for Amnesty UK's Student Human Rights Reporter of the Year Award

Supervisors

Dr Jean-Benoit Falisse

Dr Claire Duncanson