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Sandra M. Gifford

Sandy Gifford is Professor of Urban Anthropology in the Centre for Urban Transitions. Her research focuses on forced migration, refugee settlement and the uses of digital technologies among forced and undocumented migrants in urban transnational contexts. Her background is in medical anthropology and her research has addressed ethnicity, gender, migration, settlement and health in Australia, India and Malaysia.  She has expertise in ethnographic longitudinal studies using a mix of methods from standardized surveys and in-depth interviewing to digital media, film and participatory art based methods.
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