SAXO-Institute - Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
Karen Blixens Plads 8
2300 København S
Zachary Whyte is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS). He works with asylum seekers and refugees in Denmark and Europe. He is interested in the intersections of transnationality, state practices, uncertainty and everyday life. He wrote his DPhil (University of Oxford) drawing on a year’s ethnographic fieldwork at a Danish asylum centre, and completed a post.doc. (University of Copenhagen) examining refugees’ experiences at Danish language schools. He has since pursued numerous academic and advisory projects working with asylum seekers and refugees, local communities, as well as state, municipal, private and civil society actors.