Alexander Betts: Humanitarian Innovation: Refugees, Technology and the Private Sector

This event is held in partnership with the Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 (4:00 PM – 5:30 PM)
Tower Center Board Room, Room 227, Carr Collins Hall (map)

Alexander Betts, Senior Researcher and Director, Global Migration Governance, University of Oxford

Alexander Betts is the Hedley Bull Research Fellow in international relations in the Department of Politics and International Relations of Wadham College. He has worked at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) headquarters, as a consultant for the Council of Europe and as an adviser on the politics of migration and refugee protection to a number of European governments and nongovernmental organizations. Betts is coauthor of UNHCR: The Politics and Practice of Refugee Protection into the Twenty-First Century and a main contributing author of UNHCR’s The Sate of the World’s Refugees.


Open to Tower Center Forum members, SMU students, faculty and staff (password required).