Rights in Exile Programme

Refugee Legal Aid Information for Lawyers Representing Refugees Globally


Click here to see the host countries of refugees originating from Peru.

Dr Jelke Boesten

Email: jelke [dot] boestenatkcl [dot] ac [dot] uk

Dr Boesten is a Senior Lecturer in Social Development and Human Security at the School of Politics and International Studies of the University of Leeds.She holds a Ph.D. in Gender and Latin American Studies from the University of Amsterdam. She has researched and written extensively about Peru and specifically women in Peru. She has acted as an Expert Witness before.

Dr John Crabtree

Email: johnatcrabtree-condor [dot] u-net [dot] com

Dr Crabtree is a freelance consultant editor, writer, broadcaster and teacher on Latin American politics, economics and international relations.He is also a research associate at the Latin American Centre, Oxford University and Senior Member of Saint Antony’s College. He holds an MA in Modern History from the University of Oxford, a B. Phil in Latin American Studies from the University of Liverpool and a Ph.D from Oxford Brookes University. He has written vastly on Bolivia and Peru and his expertise as a COI expert regards the overall political conditions in Peru.

Dr Paulo Drinot

Email: paulo [dot] drinotatucl [dot] ac [dot] uk

Dr Drinot is a Senior Lecturer in Latin American History at the Institute of the Americas of University College London. He has taught at the Universities of Manchester, Leeds and Oxford. He holds a DPhil (PhD) in Modern History from St Antony’s College of the University of Oxford, an MPhil in Latin American Studies from St Antony’s College of the University of Oxford and a BSc (Economics) Special Subject Economic History form the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is an Historian of Modern Peru and has written extensively on the subject.

Dr Andreas Feldmann

Email: afeldmannatuc [dot] cl

Andreas E. Feldmann is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the Catholic University in Santiago de Chile. His research specializes in International Relations with a focus on political violence and terrorism; population uprooting and human rights, and international cooperation. His most recent work has appeared in Latin American Politics and SocietyTerrorism and Political Violence, Beyond LawRevista de Ciencia PolíticaJournal of Peacebuilding and Development, and Migración y Desarrollo. Dr. Feldmann has worked as a consultant for International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and served as assistant to the Special Rapporteur on Migrant Workers and Members of their Families of the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (2000-6). He earned a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame (2002) and worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow Researcher/Instructor in the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago (2003-5). 

Dr Tanya Golash-Boza

Email: tanyabozaatgmail [dot] com

Dr Tanya Golash-Boza is an associate Professor of Sociology, University of California, Merced (the newest of the University of California campuses). She has spent two years in Peru carrying out research on race and racism in Peru. Her research focuses on the experiences of people of African descent in Peru. She published a book and several articles on race and racism. Her most recent book was entitled Due Process denied: Detentions and Deportations in the 21st Century (Routledge, 2012). Dr Golash-Boza is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.