Forced Displacement Specialist
Joshua Stacey has eleven years of experience working in small, grass-roots non-profit organizations, seven of those years in Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq. He recently finished his MA in Social Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, writing his dissertation on the humanitarian representation of male refugees.
Before moving to London, Joshua worked in Amman, Jordan, with Iraqi and Syrian refugees applying for asylum in the West. He is currently a Research Associate at the Centre on Religion and Global Affairs where, in addition to editing their policy briefings, he researches the potential and pitfalls of faith-based humanitarianism as it relates to the Syrian refugee crisis. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Davidson College, studied Arabic at the American University of Cairo, and completed further post-graduate studies at the American University in Beirut, the Near East School of Theology, and the Global Trauma Recovery Institute.