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Alexander Betts Awarded Title of Professor in Recognition of Distinction Exercise
We are delighted to announce that Alexander Betts has been awarded the title of Professor in this year's Recognition of Distinction exercise.
Alex, who is also Director of the Refugee Studies Centre, is now Professor of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies.
Alex's research focusses on the international politics of asylum, migration and humanitarianism with a geographical focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. He received his MPhil (in Development Studies, with Distinction) and DPhil (in International Relations) from the University of Oxford.