Refugees Deeply is an independent journalism and community platform dedicated to greater clarity and more informed public engagement on refugees and migration around the world.
Through a mix of investigative reporting and storytelling from our team of journalists, data-driven insights and commentary from experts, as well as online and offline community interactions, we explore asylum and immigration policies, attitudes towards migrants, social and economic integration and other critical topics.
By building an engaged community and connecting practitioners who are addressing the opportunities and challenges of a world in which more people are on the move, Refugees Deeply provides a forum for learning, knowledge sharing and problem-solving. Our readers and partners include leaders from the private sector, government, civil society, and academia and research.
Tania Karas, Managing Editor
Tania Karas is managing editor of Refugees Deeply. She has reported on refugees and global migration from the US, Turkey, Lebanon, Greece and elsewhere in Europe. She was a 2015-16 Fulbright Fellow in Greece covering the country’s refugee crisis at the time of its financial crisis. Previously, she was a reporter for the New York Law Journal, a small daily newspaper, where she covered New York courts and immigration. She has degrees in journalism and political science from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Charlotte Alfred, Editor-at-Large
Charlotte Alfred is managing editor of Refugees Deeply. Previously, she was a reporter for the Huffington Post, focused on Africa and the Middle East. She has worked on several documentaries for PBS Frontline, including Egypt in Crisis. Formerly, she was English editor at Ma’an News Agency based in the West Bank. She has a master’s degree in Middle East Policy Studies from the University of Exeter.
Daniel Howden, Editor-at-Large
Daniel Howden is a senior editor at News Deeply, working on Refugees Deeply. A contributor to The Guardian, he was formerly a correspondent with The Economist in East Africa. He has reported from more than 50 countries and had worked as the Africa Correspondent and Deputy Foreign Editor for The Independent. He began his career in journalism at Reuters in Athens, Greece.
Preethi Nallu, Editor-at-Large
Preethi Nallu is a print and multimedia journalist from Hyderabad, India and the founding editor of Refugees Deeply. Born in Iran, raised in India, she has reported on global displacement in a variety of contexts, from ethnic minority refugees of Myanmar to the protracted Palestinian refugee crisis and more recently, the Mediterranean crossings. She has worked for mainstream media outlets and global think tanks and led multimedia campaigns for the UN and humanitarian agencies. Preethi is trained in Indian classical dance and enjoys adopting Labrador retrievers.
International Law Programme
European University Institute
Migration Policy Centre
Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations
University Of The Witwatersrand
African Centre for Migration & Society
European Stability Initiative
Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility
Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
University of Oxford
Open Society Foundations,(OSF)
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health
Carnegie Middle East Center
Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund
American University of Beirut
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Refugees Deeply, the world’s foremost platform on the forced migration, welcomes original contributions from researchers, community leaders and policymakers for our community op-ed section. We regret that, owing to the volume of submissions we receive, we may contact only writers whose work we will commission. Please send your article pitches to the [email protected]