Madeleine Sumption is the Director of the Migration Observatory, with particular expertise in visa policy and the role of migrants in the labour market. Madeleine is currently on maternity leave, during which time Carlos Vargas-Silva is acting Director.
Her research interests include labour migration, the economic impacts of migration policies, and immigrant integration. She has also done comparative research on government policies towards immigrant investors, illegal employment, immigration in trade agreements, and the recognition of foreign qualifications. Before joining Oxford, Madeleine was Director of Research for the international program at the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) in Washington, DC. She remains a Non-resident Fellow with Migration Policy Institute Europe.
In addition to her work for the Migration Observatory, Madeleine participates in other Oxford University research projects related to migration. She is also a member of the Migration Advisory Committee, an independent body that advises the UK Government on migration issues.
William Allen, Bridget Anderson, Nicholas Van Hear, Madeleine Sumption, Franck Düvell, Lena Rose, Jennifer Hough, Rachel Humphris, and Sarah Walker
Rob McNeil, Madeleine Sumption and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Madeleine Sumption, Martin Ruhs and Yvonni Markaki | March – April 2015
Martin Ruhs, Carlos Vargas-Silva, Madeleine Sumption and Yvonni Markaki | February – April 2015
Carlos Vargas-Silva, Esther Arenas-Arroyo, Madeleine Sumption, Martin Ruhs, Mikal Mast, Rob McNeil, Scott Blinder, William Allen, Yvonni Markaki, Cinzia Rienzo and Osea Giuntella | January 2017 - December 2019