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Elżbieta M. Goździak, Ph.D.

  • Migration Scholar

  • Visiting Professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland; 2022-2026 and 2018-2021

  • Former Research Professor at the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM) at Georgetown University in Washington, DC (2002-2018).

  • George Soros Visiting Professor in Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. (Fall 2016).

Research interests:

  • Norms and values

  • Human trafficking

  • Migrant children

  • Immigrant integration

  • Global health

  • Medicalization of human suffering

  • Health disparities

African Migration to Thailand

A video presenting my new volume, co-edited with Supang Chantavanich

PALERMO at 20: Retrospective and Prospective

This is a short video about a special issue of the Journal of Human Trafficking, co-edited with Kathleen M. Vogel, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Palermo Protocol.

Blurred people mingling

Europe and the Refugee Response: Crisis of Values?

My new book, co-edited with Izabella Main and Brigitte Suter and published by Routledge is out. Watch a short video introducing the volume.

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October 2020

Interview by Magdalena Ziółek

in the Adam Mickiewicz University university periodical Zycie Uniwersyteckie, in Polish only



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September 2018

Interview by Kristina Božić


Here is a link to an interview conducted with me during the Welcoming Refugees Week in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Happy reading (in Slovenian only). 



Georgetown Film and Media students made a short film about the DREAMers on campus. As a formerly undocumented person, I have a cameo appearnace.

College Students
Children trafficked to the United States

Public lecture

Central European University,

Budapest, Hungary

Fall 2016

College Lecture

INTERVIEW about the 'refugee crisis'

Fall 2016, Central European University

Budapest, Hungary

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