The Refugee Crisis: At-Risk Students and Scholars

Friday, 6 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Liberty Ballroom Salon A, Philadelphia Marriott

Lauren Crain is acting director of research and learning at Scholars at Risk, an international network whose mission is to protect scholars and promote academic freedom. In leading SAR’s research and learning activities, Crain develops and manages public programming, workshops, trainings, publications, and other activities, including the biannual SAR Global Congress. She also coordinates the SAR Working Group on Promoting Values in International Partnerships, which works with the higher education sector to develop best practices for navigating values-related challenges in managing relationships with international partners. Before joining SAR, she was the program coordinator for the Aspen Institute’s Justice and Society Program and a consultant for the National Council for Research on Women.