Dianna Shandy Biography

Dr. Dianna Shandy is the Associate Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship and Professor of Anthropology at Macalester College. She has worked on resettlement and migration issues for the past 20 years within U.S. and international settings. She is the author/editor of four books, including Nuer-American Passages: Globalizing Sudanese Migration (2007) and is the author of more than 40 articles and book chapters, including work that focuses on African asylum seekers in Ireland, global childhood and the state, religion and forced migration, and UNHCR’s Global Initiative on Somali Refugees. She serves as the Book Review Editor for Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees and is on the editorial boards of International Migration and Bildhaan: An International Journal of Somali Studies.