ISIM produces research papers and policy briefs aimed at policy makers and program implementers as well as articles for academics. 

ISIM Faculty + Staff Publications

Katharine M. Donato


Elizabeth G. Ferris

Research Professor

Elżbieta M. Goździak

Research Professor

B. Lindsey Lowell

Research Professor

Susan F. Martin

Professor Emeritus

Andrew I. Schoenholtz

Professor from Practice

Grace Benton

Project Manager and Research Associate

  • “Hosting Guests, Creating Citizens: Models of Refugee Administration in Jordan and Egypt,” co-written with Rochelle Davis, Will Todman, and Emma Murphy in Refugee Studies Quarterly (Forthcoming, June 2017).
  • "Planned Relocations: Annotated Bibliography Update," ISIM Bibliography (May 2017). 
  • "Access To Durable Solutions Among IDPs In Iraq," ISIM, CCAS and IOM Report co-written with Rochelle Davis, Elizabeth Ferris, Lorenza Rossi, Michael Cohen, and others (April 2017). 

Lara Kinne

Project Manager and Research Associate

Nili Sarit Yossinger

Project Manager and Research Associate

ISIM Affiliate Publications

Sebastián Albuja 

Deputy Director of the Africa Division with the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative


Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Iain guest

Founder and Executive Director of the The Advocacy Project

Manuel Orozco

Director of the Migration, Remittances and Development Program at the Inter-American Dialogue

Enrique Pumar 

Chair of the Department of Sociology and the Director of the Global Migration and Refugee Studies Program at The Catholic University of America

Sanjula Weerasinghe

Consultant for the Migrants in Country in Crisis Initiative within the International Organization for Migration

Jennifer Wistrand

Consultant to the World Bank and non-resident affiliate of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) at Georgetown


Katherine Benton-Cohen

Associate Professor of History

Denise Brennan

Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology 

Rochelle Davis

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Marisa ensor

Adjunct Professor at the Justice and Peace Studies Program of Georgetown University

David Hollenbach, S.J.

Pedro Arrupe Distinguished Research Professor in the Walsh School of Foreign Service and Senior Fellow of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs

Adriana Kugler

 Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy

Diana Kim

Assistant Professor in the School of Foreign Service


Centennial Fellow and Distinguished Senior School in the Walsh School of Foreign Service

Anna maria mayda

Associate Professor of Economics in the School of Foreign Service

Joseph Sassoon

al-Sabah Chair in Politics and Political Economy of the Arab World and Associate Professor at Georgetown 

Lahra Smith

Associate Professor in the African Studies Program 

Erwin Tiongson

Concentration Chair for International Development and a Professor in the Practice of International Affairs in the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program