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Louise Waite Dr Louise Waite

Contact details

Room 1.43
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 33367

Student hours:
Tuesdays 2-4pm, Wednesdays 4-5pm

Research overview

Dr Louise Waite is a Senior Lecturer in Human Geography whose research interests include migration and transnationalism; the concepts of ‘precarity’ and ‘embodiment’; the experiences of asylum seekers and refugees; and development geographies especially in India and Uganda around issues of work, well-being and sexual health amongst vulnerable communities.


Latest publications

Current projects

  • Precarious lives: asylum seekers and refugees’ experiences of forced labour An ESRC research project that aims to gain an in-depth understanding of the experiences of forced labour among asylum seekers and refugees based in England.
  • Participatory Geographies Working Group

More work in progress

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