Ruben Andersson

Ruben Andersson

Associate Professor, Oxford Department of International Development

Ruben Andersson is an associate professor in migration and development at Oxford University’s Department of International Development. An anthropologist by training, he has worked for many years on irregular migration and border controls in Africa and Europe, and is the author of the BBC award-winning book Illegality, Inc.: Clandestine migration and the business of bordering Europe (University of California Press 2014). More recently he has also conducted research on risk and danger in international interventions in global crisis zones, funded by the AXA Research Fund, with a special focus on conflict-hit Mali in West Africa.

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