Nassim is the co-director and lead of Samuel Hall's Migration and Displacement Pillar, and a Research Associate at the African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS) at the University of the Witwatersrand. Nassim specialises in return migration and (re-)integration; she has published over twenty academic and policy articles and teaches a graduate course on Refugees & Migration at Sciences Po Lille. At Samuel Hall, she leads evidence-based research and policy development. She is the Co-Investigator of the Childhood Inequalities work package of the GCRF South-South Migration Hub, an advisory board member for Refugees Deeply and JRS. Nassim holds a BA in Government from Cornell University, a Masters in Development Studies and a Ph.D. in International Relations from Sciences Po Paris.
Nassim’s responsibilities within MIGNEX include policy review in Afghanistan and comparison and assessment of approaches to managing transit migration.