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Iman Ali

Overview

Iman Ali is a Ph.D. student in socio-cultural anthropology. She is primarily interested in exploring the role of bureaucracy in the humanitarian aid world, specifically, in the Middle Eastern and North African regions. Her work seeks to follow the refugee experience and understand the ways in which it is structured by humanitarian aid organizations. She is also interested in exploring the ways in which nonprofit organizations come to adapt to and implement bureaucracy. 

Iman has a BA in Anthropology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Keywords

humanitarian aid, middle east, refugees, migration, immigrants, infrastructure, asylum seekers, bureaucracy, NGOs

Departments/Programs

  • Anthropology