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Loren B. Landau University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Loren B Landau is the South African Research Chair in Human Mobility and the Politics of Difference at the African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg where he was the founding director. For 2014-2015 he was the Henry J. Leir Chair in Global Migration based at the Fletcher School, Tufts University. His work explores human mobility, citizenship, development, and political authority. Between 2006 and 2010 he was chair of the Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA), and continues to serve on the South African Immigration Advisory Board and the editorial boards of International Migration Review, Migration Studies, and the Journal of Refugee Studies. Widely published in the academic and popular press, he is author of The Humanitarian Hangover: Displacement, Aid, and Transformation in Western Tanzania (Wits Press), co-editor of Contemporary Migration to South Africa, editor of Exorcising the Demons Within: Xenophobia, Violence and Statecraft in Contemporary South Africa and has published in Millennium, Politics & Society, the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies and elsewhere.