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Urban and political geographer with specialisation in urban studies and urban planning; migration; asylum and refugee re/settlement; carceral geographies; critical border studies; international boundary law and border management; mobilities; humanitarianism; social and spatial justice.

Education/Academic qualification

Geography, PhD, University of Southern California

2 Aug 200416 Dec 2009

Urban and Global Studies, Graduate Certificate, University of Southern California

Urban Planning and Development, Bachelor (Hons), The University of Melbourne

1 Feb 20001 Dec 2004

External positions

Research Fellow, Centre for Policy Development

1 Feb 2018 → …

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Research Outputs 2005 2019

Asylum reporting as a site of anxiety, detention, and solidarity

Burridge, A., 2019, Open borders: in defense of free movement. Jones, R. (ed.). Athens, Georgia, USA: University of Georgia Press, p. 193-212 20 p. (Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation; no. 41).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Law, presence and refugee claim determination

Gill, N., Allsopp, J., Burridge, A., Griffiths, M., Paskiewicz, N. & Rotter, R., 2019, Handbook on critical geographies of migration. Mitchell, K., Jones, R. & Fluri, J. L. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, USA: Edward Elgar Press, p. 358-371 14 p. (Research Handbooks in Geography).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

asylum seeker

The political mobilities of reporting: tethering, slickness and asylum control

Fisher, D. X. O., Burridge, A. & Gill, N., 10 Jun 2019, In : Mobilities. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Carceral circuitry: new directions in carceral geography

Gill, N., Conlon, D., Moran, D. & Burridge, A., 1 Apr 2018, In : Progress in Human Geography. 42, 2, p. 183-204 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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The Limits of Procedural Discretion: Unequal Treatment and Vulnerability in Britain's Asylum Appeals

Gill, N., Rotter, R., Burridge, A. & Allsopp, J., 1 Feb 2018, In : Social and Legal Studies. 27, 1, p. 49-78 30 p.

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