Léa Macias



Léa Macias is a PhD candidate in contemporary anthropology at EHESS (Paris) under the supervision of Michel Agier (EHESS- IIAC/IRD). She holds a master’s degree in Development Studies from IEDES (Paris 1 Sorbonne University) and has been conducting humanitarian needs assessments in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, the Balkans and DR Congo since 2013. Her PhD research focuses on the development of statistical tools and information management initiatives in the humanitarian sector. Her research aims at exploring the statistical tools used and data collected by various humanitarian actors in refugee camp settings and later measuring its impacts on the humanitarian intervention, the geography of the camp and the refugees involved in these exercises. Lea is a research associate with the LAJEH project about forced migration in the Middle East.

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