FMR team

Alice Alice Philip, Managing Editor
Alice joined Forced Migration Review in January 2021. Prior to this, she held a number of communications roles within international development, including as editor of a magazine for community development workers. She did her undergraduate studies in Social and Political Science at Cambridge University and has Masters degrees in Development studies from SOAS and Malmo University. She has lived and worked in Russia and Kazakhstan, and has worked with NGO partners across Asia and West Africa. 
Catherine Meredith

Catherine Meredith, Deputy Editor
Catherine joined Forced Migration Review in May 2023. Prior to this, she worked as a freelance copyeditor within the NGO sector and as a Digital Content Editor at Oxfam, responsible for policy and practice communications, including managing a blog sharing research and learning. She has also worked in humanitarian response for Oxfam, and in varied roles for All We Can and Christian Aid.

She studied English Literature and Spanish at Durham University, and has lived in Chile and Senegal. 


Maureen Schoenfeld, Promotion and Finance Assistant
Maureen has worked previously for the University of Oxford in the Department of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, where she managed the Phonetics Lab.  Previously, she has worked in the legal and film industries. Maureen is also a trained theatre actress and writer, and holds a BA in Psychology.


Sharon Ellis, Assistant
Sharon has been working with FMR since 1998, managing the websites and database. Previously Sharon worked in the Bursary of one of the Oxford colleges.