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Elizabeth Davis

Elizabeth Davis

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Elizabeth Davis

Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science Department


Bess Davis is a PhD candidate in Political Science at Syracuse University. Her dissertation focuses on the relationship between democratic transitions and refugee and migration policy, both in Tunisia and in cross-national perspective. Bess holds an MA in Migration Studies from the University of Sussex and an MA in Political Science from Syracuse University.

Research Interests

Refugee policy, migration studies, MENA politics, pedagogy

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