FRI. FEB 26 | “South Sudan and the Context of Global Migration and Refugee Issues"
Following the 8:00PM performance, join us for a post-show discussion and talkback featuring James Hollifield (Wilson Center Fellow, SMU) and Megan Carroll (former aid worker in South Sudan), moderated by Stephen R. Stern.
James F. Hollifield is Professor of Political Science, Ora Nixon Arnold Chair in International Political Economy, and Director of the Tower Center, SMU. He received his PhD in political science from Duke University in 1985. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center, he has worked as a consultant for a variety of governmental and intergovernmental organizations, and he has published widely on international political and economic issues, including Immigrants, Markets and States (Harvard UP), Migration Theory (Routledge), and Controlling Immigration (Stanford UP). His current projects include The Emerging Migration State—a study of how states manage international migration for strategic gains—and International Political Economy: History, Theory and Policy (Cambridge UP). See more at https://www.wilsoncenter.org/person/james-hollifield.
Megan Carroll served as a White House Fellow at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations’ Washington, DC office. Prior to this, she led the United Nations Development Program’s Democracy and Participation portfolio in South Sudan focused on the constitutional review process and elections. She also served as Acting Director of The Carter Center’s Democracy Program in South Sudan and Sudan; Democracy and Governance Advisor to USAID/South Sudan; and an international observer for South Sudan’s referendum on independence. She has work experience on five continents, including managing Harvard University’s Scholars at Risk Program and teaching in Japan through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET Program). Megan holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. in Political Science from Amherst College. She is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow, Truman Security Fellow, and Sauvé Scholar.