Dr. Abdoulaye Kane is an Associate Professor in Anthropology at the Center for African Studies at the University of Florida. His teaching and research interest is on the transnational practices of Haalpulaar migrants in Europe and the United States and their impacts on the sending communities in the Senegal River Valley.

Dr. Wendy Williams’ research focuses on forced displacement and migration, violent extremist organizations, illicit financial flows, international human rights, humanitarian law, military professionalism, and the rule of law. Ms. Williams received a B.A. from Columbia College at Columbia University in New York and a J.D. from Columbia Law School and has written several articles on migration and human security.