Olivia Woldemikael

Olivia Woldemikael

Graduate Student Affiliate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (2021-2022); Ph.D. candidate in Department of Government, Harvard University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2022).

Research interests: Migration, identity, aid politics, and mixed methods.

Olivia is researching the reception of migrants in the Global South. Her project is particularly interested in migrant acceptance for which she examines the incentives for local leaders to accommodate refugees, and the effect of local policies and elite cues on shaping citizen attitudes towards refugees and migrants. Olivia's dissertation uses mixed methods combining interviews and fieldwork with analyses of survey data in Colombia.


This information is accurate as of the affiliate year indicated. (last updated 8.2.2021)

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