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Blair Peruniak is a DPhil Candidate and SSHRC Doctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford in the Department of International Development and a Pre-doctoral research associate in the Department of Political Science at McGill University.
He works in the areas of moral and political philosophy, forced migration, and institutions of migration governance. His doctoral thesis is entitled “A Republican Theory of Political Asylum”. He is also a co-editor and contributor for the forthcoming collection Refugees, Peacebuilding, and Displacement Resolution: Shaping the Struggles of Their Time (Georgetown University Press), with Megan Bradley and James Milner.