Elizabeth Kennedy is a Fulbright Fellow currently working with returned child and youth migrants from Mexico and the United States in El Salvador. Her work and research focuses on the experiences and needs of child, youth and forced migrants. She has over a decade’s experience in youth programming and organizing and co-founded and directs an internship program for undergraduates to mentor detained child migrants. She received her MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from Oxford University in 2011, and since beginning her doctoral program in 2011, has published in academic and popular press. She has also provided expert testimony in Central American asylum seekers’ cases in Canada, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.
- No Childhood Here: Why Central American Children are Fleeing Their Homes (Perspectives, July 2014)