Jennifer Allsopp is a DPhil student funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. Her research is part of a larger comparative research project on the trajectories and wellbeing of young people subject to immigration control in Europe, led by Dr Elaine Chase (University of Oxford) and Dr Nando Sigona (University of Birmingham). Jennifer previously completed an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration in the Department of International Development, also at the University of Oxford.
Jennifer's research explores the experiences of unaccompanied young migrants and refugees who are subject to immigration control in Italy and England. Prior to beginning her DPhil she worked on a number of research projects at the universities of Exeter, Birmingham and Oxford and at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) including on asylum appeals, gender, poverty, youth migration and EU immigration policy. She has also worked with a range of refugee and migrant organisations and is a regular contributor and commissioning editor focusing on gender and equality at openDemocracy 50.50.
Allsopp, Jennifer (2017 ) "Aggressor, Victim, Soldier, Dad: Intersecting Masculinities in the European ‘Refugee Crisis'", Freedman, Jane, Kivilcim, Zeynep and Özgür Baklacıoğlu, Nurcan ed.,A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis. London: Routledge
Carrera, Sergio; Guild, Elspeth; Aliverti, Ana; Allsopp, Jennifer; Manieri, Maria Giovanna and LeVoy, Michele with Mirja Gutheil and Aurelie Heetman (2016)Fit for purpose? The Facilitation Directive and the criminalisation of humanitarian assistance to irregular migrants. Brussels: CEPS
Allsopp, Jennifer (2016) " The European Facilitation Directive and the Criminalisation of Humanitarian Assistance to Irregular Migrants: Measuring the Impact on the Whole Community", Carrera, Sergio and Guild, Elspeth ed.,Irregular Migration, Trafficking and Smuggling in Human Beings. Brussels: CEPS, 47-57
Allsopp, Jennifer and Manieri, Maria Giovanna (2016) "The EU Anti-Smuggling Framework: Direct and in-direct effects on the provision of humanitarian assistance to irregular migrants", Carrera, Sergio and Guild, Elspeth ed.,Irregular Migration, Trafficking and Smuggling in Human Beings. Brussels: CEPS, 81-93
Gill, Nick; Rotter, Rebecca; Burridge, Andrew; Allsopp, Jennifer and Griffiths, Melanie (2016) "Linguistic incomprehension in British asylum appeal hearings", Anthropology Today 32: 2 18-21. doi: 10.1111/1467-8322.12240
Gill, Nick; Rotter, Rebbeca; Burridge, Andrew; Griffiths, Melanie and Allsopp, Jennifer (2015) "Inconsistency in asylum appeal adjudication", Forced Migration Review 50 52-54