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Dallal Stevens


Refugee Law and Policy; Asylum Law and Policy; Forced Migration; Human Rights; Refugees; Asylum Seeers; Middle East

School of Law
S2.21, Social Sciences Building
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

024 765 23289

Dallal's research interests relate to refugee and asylum law and policy. She has published over 50 peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters and reports on UK, EU and Middle Eastern asylum and refugee law and policy. Dallal was a Leverhulme Research Fellow from 2017-2019, researching on the protection of refugees and forced migrants in the Middle East.

Notable publications include: 'Reclaiming Migration' with V Squire, N Vaughan-Williams and N Perkowski; D. Stevens, 'Rights, Needs or Assistance? The Role of the UNHCR in Refugee Protection in the Middle East', International Journal of Human Rights, Special Issue, The strengths and weaknesses of regional protection frameworks for refugees (2016) 20 International Journal of Human Rights 2, 264-283; D. Stevens, 'Legal status, labelling and protection: the case of Iraqi "refugees" in Jordan' (2013) IJRL 25:1, 1-38; D. Stevens, 'Shifting conceptions of refugee identity and protection: European and Middle Eastern approaches' in S. Kneebone, D. Stevens and L. Baldassar (eds), Refugee Protection and the Role of Law: Conflicting Identities (Routledge, June 2014).

Dallal has written on current legal and policy developments, as well as historical aspects, of UK asylum and published a book on 'UK Asylum Law and Policy: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives' with Sweet & Maxwell in 2004.

Dallal's research has been supported by external grant income from DFiD, Norwegian Research Council, the Leverhulme Trust, ESRC, British Academy and the Arts and Humanities Board. She is Book Reviews Editor with the International Journal of Refugee Law and Associate Editor of the Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law. Dallal teaches the elective modules International Refugee Law and Critical Perspectives on Forced Migration.