Alexander Betts

Alexander Betts

Social Scientist

The Alexander Betts talk about Brexit outlines why the UK voted to leave the European Union and what the collective response should be. The social scientist currently works at the University of Oxford as the Director of the Refugees Studies Centre and Leopold Muller Professor in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. At the university, he is also a Green-Templeton College fellow.

He studied at Durham University, receiving First Class Honours in Economics in his undergraduate degree, before earning a MSc at Bristol University in International Relations and a MPhil at Oxford in Development Studies. He went on to write an award-winning DPhil while working in Geneva at the UNHCR headquarters.

As discussed in the Alexander Betts talk, the speaker is an expert in refugees.

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