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School of Politics and International Relations

Nuni Vieira Jorgensen

 Nuni Vieira Jorgensen



Research Topic: ‘Fleeing South: The Impact of Patchwork Policies on Transnational Venezuelan Families in Latin America’

Supervisors: Dr Marcia Vera Espinoza and Dr Rachel Humphris

Research Interests: transnational families; civic stratification; uncertainty and migration; south-south migration; mobility and health


  • MA Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • BA International Relations, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazi

Work Experience: Prior to joining Queen Mary, I acted for three and a half years as Population Data and Research advisor at Doctors without Borders (MSF), where I was responsible for operational research and the monitoring and evaluation of projects focused on migrants and refugees.


  • Jorgensen, N. V., Barbieri, A.F, Guedes, G. R., & Zapata, G. P. (2019) International migration and household living arrangements among transnational families in Brazil, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2019.1707646
  • Jorgensen, N. V., Barbieri, A.F, Guedes, G. R., & Zapata, G. P. (2018) Transnational Household Strategies and the Circulation of Care: A Comparative Analysis between the Brazil-Portugal and Brazil-USA Migration Systems. [Poster Presentation]. European Population Conference, Belgium.
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