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Jonathan Crush

Visiting Professor

Jonathan Crush is a Professor in the School of International Policy and Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Canada, and held the CIGI Research Chair in Global Migration and Development from 2012-2019.  He recently completed a ten-year term as Honorary Professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa,and is now Professor Extraordinary at the University of Western Cape, South Africa.He founded the Southern African Migration Programme (www.samponline.net) and is the Director of the Hungry Cities Partnership (www.hungrycities.net) and its new Migration and Food Security (MiFOOD) Project in partnership with IIMAD.  He has researched and published extensively on global and African migration and development issues including the books Zimbabwe’s Exodus: Crisis, Migration, Survival and Mean Streets: Migration,Xenophobia and Informality in South Africa.