IMISCOE Web Directory - Vanessa Hughes
PhD candidate in Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London, researching young undocumented migrants in London. Interested in migration, citizenship, belonging, race and racism, immigration status, connecting migration with colonial histories and collaborative and participatory methods and methodologies. Previously worked as a researcher at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford. Vanessa has an MA in Migration Studies from the University of Sussex, an MRes in Sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London, and a BA in Philosophy & Politics from the University of Durham. She has also worked for the Migration Committee at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Migrants' Rights Network in the UK. Vanessa is also the research director of actREAL, a social enterprise that uses theatre to disseminate research.