Jonathan Kent is a research associate in the Global Security & Politics Program. Jonathan’s work at CIGI will focus on the World Refugee Council and its forthcoming final report proposing solutions to reform the global refugee system.

Prior to joining CIGI in 2018, Jonathan was a visiting Ph.D. scholar at the Regulatory Institutions Network and the Centre for International Governance and Justice at the Australian National University. He was also a Cadieux-Léger fellow with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and a junior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. His interests include international migration, international law, global migration governance and border control. Jonathan holds a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the University of Calgary and a B.A. in history from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in political studies at the University of Toronto.

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