Will Allen works on migration and media, specifically focusing on how migrants and migration policies are publicly discussed, portrayed, and debated.

Will trained in International Development and Social Policy, and brings experience in corpus linguistics and mixed methods to the Migration Observatory. Before joining the Observatory he conducted research into migrant livelihoods in Mexico and East Africa and consulted for the Foundation for the Education of Young Women.

Wiliam Allen


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