Mitra Naseh, PhD

Assistant Professor of Social Work, Brown School

Mitra Naseh is a forced migration scholar. Her work focuses on migration policies as social determinants of health and the exploration of social and economic integration from a multidimensional perspective among forcibly displaced people, specifically resettled refugees in the Global North and refugees under temporary protection in the Global South. Her work is guided by her interdisciplinary background and professional experience with refugees and immigrants as a caseworker with humanitarian organizations in the Middle East and South Asia. Naseh is also an author and educator, teaching courses related to migration. Her book, Best Practices for Social Work with Refugees and Immigrants (Columbia University Press, 2019), is used as a textbook in the Global North for courses related to social work and migration.