Susan Martin is the Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emerita in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She previously served as the Director of Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of International Migration. She currently chairs the Thematic Working Group on Environmental Change and Migration for the Knowledge Partnership in Migration and Development (KNOMAD) at the World Bank. Before coming to Georgetown, Dr. Martin served as the Executive Director of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, chaired by the late Barbara Jordan. Among her book publications are International Migration: Evolving Trends from the Early Twentieth Century to the Present; Migration and Humanitarian Crises: Causes, Consequences and Responses; A Nation of Immigrants and Refugee Women. Dr. Martin received her BA in History from Douglass College and her MA and PhD in the History of American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the World Refugee Council; serves on the Board of Directors of Jesuit Refugee Service USA and the Center for Migration Studies and is on the advisory boards of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
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