Turner, Dr. Lewis

Senior Researcher
lewis.turner [at] abi.uni-freiburg.de
+49 (0)761 888 78 34
Areas of Research: 
Syrian refugees in the Middle East; humanitarianism; gender, particularly masculinities; labour market access and integration, encampment policies
Regional Focus: 
Middle East, particularly Jordan


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Lewis Turner is a post-doctoral researcher focused on humanitarian work with Syrian refugees in the Middle East. His recent PhD thesis examined the position of refugee men in humanitarianism, in the context of Za‘tari Refugee Camp in Jordan. He has also published research on the connections between labour markets and encampment, and on attempts to integrate Syrian refugees into the labour market in Jordan under the auspices of the Jordan Compact.