Week 2 of #MigrationSpeak Guest Twitter Project

We are pleased to introduce you to our second guest tweeter, Charla Burnett, who will be sharing her thoughts and musings on the @ESPMINetwork Twitter handle for the week of November 7th-14th. Charla’s tweets will focus on the global refugee regime; encompassing the rules, norms, principles, and decision-making procedures of states’ responses to refugees.

Charla Burnett

CharlaCharla is a doctoral student in the Global Governance and Human Security program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Studying the intersections between migration, social inclusion, urban planning, and human development, her dissertation focuses on the Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI) and urban planning and policymaking. Utilizing data envelopment analysis, her research will identify the most efficient public policies that lead to an increase in municipal and national IHDI scores. As a Topol Fellow, she conducts international research on strategic nonviolent movements in search of understanding how movements scale up action from the local to the national level. Charla holds a Masters in Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding from the School of International Training (SIT) where she worked for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Palestine refugee camps in the West Bank. Charla holds her BA in Global Studies in Peace and Justice with a minor in French from Michigan State University. In addition, she holds certificates in SALT Triage training, Management Engineering, and Disaster Risk Management.

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