Leander Kandilige Visiting Academic


29 November 2022 to 31 August 2023

Dr Leander Kandilige (BA, MSt., MA, DPhil.) is a Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana. His areas of academic research interest include migration policy formulation; migration and development nexus; migration, globalisation and development; labour migrations in Africa; return migration and migration theories. He has been Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator and Researcher for several large projects that have been funded by diverse international funders, including the ‘Migration for Development and Equality’ (MIDEQ), a five-year GCRF/UKRI-funded project and the ‘Aligning Migration Management and Migration-Development Nexus’ (MIGNEX) project, a five-year project funded by the EU. In addition, he has consulted for international organisations, including the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), GIZ, ILO, OECD, EU and DFID.