“Everyone has the right to a nationality”

Thomas McGee

Thomas McGee is a researcher and specialising in the Middle East. Speaking Arabic and Kurdish, he has conducted extensive field research with Syrian/Kurdish communities since 2009. Thomas graduated from Cambridge University and holds MA in Kurdish Studies from Exeter, writing his thesis on stateless identity for Syria’s Kurds. He has published on Kurdish statelessness in Tilburg Law Review and contributed to the MENA Nationality and Statelessness Research Project. Meanwhile, Thomas has worked with several humanitarian agencies, including UNHCR.