Dr. Katharine M. Donato is ISIM's Director and also holds the Donald G. Herzberg Chair in International Migration. She is on sabbatical for the 2017-2018 academic year and is a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation.
Dr. Elizabeth Ferris is an ISIM Research Professor at Georgetown and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. She is the interim director of ISIM for the 2017-2018 academic year while Dr. Katharine Donato is on sabbatical. Her current research interests focus on the politics of humanitarian action and on the role of civil society in protecting displaced populations.
Dr. Andrew I. Schoenholtz is a Georgetown Law Center Professor and directs the Center's Human Rights Institute and the Center for Applied Legal Studies. He also directs Georgetown Law students applying for ISIM's Certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies.
Salma Al-Shami is a Research Associate/Data Analyst at ISIM, working on ISIM's joint Access to Durable Solutions Among Iraqi IDPs project. She is currently a doctoral candidate in political science at Northwestern University.
Nili Sarit Yossinger is a Project Manager and Research Associate at ISIM and the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research at Georgetown University. She holds a Master of German and European Studies from Georgetown and a RHE Certificate from ISIM.
Ryan Gillis is the Business Operations Specialist and Grants Manager for the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He assists ISIM in grant proposal development and submission.