Faculty Publications

2021

Zareena Grewal
This article examines how grassroots refugee-activists and ‘solidarians’ in Greece articulate a collectivist political vision and praxis of care through an expanding network of social obligation that upends narrow understandings of refugees’ ‘basic’ rights and moral obligations of care. The...
Marcia Inhorn
Since the Iraq war, the Middle East has been in continuous upheaval, resulting in the displacement of millions of people. Arriving from Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, and Syria in other parts of the world, the refugees show remarkable resilience and creativity amidst profound adversity. Through...
Marcia Inhorn
The plight of forcibly displaced persons may have lost the spotlight in the  global  news  cycle  due  to  the  COVID-19  pandemic,  but  the  Middle  Eastern  refugee crisis has continued unabated. Nearly 80 million people have been forcibly displaced, including millions of Afghans, Iraqis,...
Kaveh Khoshnood
Objectives This study examined knowledge and perceptions of COVID-19, prevalence of pre-existing conditions and access to essential resources among residents of internally displaced person (IDP) camps in Somalia, where overcrowded settlements with weakened infrastructure, inadequate water,...
Kaveh Khoshnood
Background: Nearly 700 000 Syrian refugees currently reside in Jordan. Chronic disease and neuropsychiatric conditions are leading contributors of morbidity among refugee and host communities. The bidirectional relationship between depression and chronic disease is not well studied among displaced...
Kaveh Khoshnood
Background: Residential moves (displacement) owing to climate- and weather-related disasters may significantly impact mental health. Despite the growing risk from climate change, health impacts of environmental-mobility remain understudied. Objectives: We assessed the effects of displacement on the...
Kaveh Khoshnood
Objectives: This study examined knowledge and perceptions of COVID-19, prevalence of pre-existing conditions and access to essential resources among residents of internally displaced person (IDP) camps in Somalia, where overcrowded settlements with weakened infrastructure, inadequate water,...
Kaveh Khoshnood
Background Displaced Syrians face psychiatric morbidity often resulting from displacement-related stressors (eg, resource scarcity). Both men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women among the displaced Syrians are particularly vulnerable to mental health challenges given that they also...
Kaveh Khoshnood
Background: Chronic disease and depression are primary contributors to morbidity among displaced and local populations.   Aims: This study aims to address the prevalence for and risk factors of comorbid depression among Jordanian and Syrian women with known chronic disease.   Methods: To provide...
Louisa Lombard
One of the defining features of the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) since 2013 has been massive displacement. Currently, about a quarter of the country’s population is displaced. People who have been forcibly displaced, whether internally or abroad, and people who stayed behind this...