Host a scholar

Posted April 15, 2016

Alfred Babo, SAR scholar of sociology from Côte d'Ivoire. (Photo courtesy of Smith Alumnae Quarterly/Jim Gipe, photographer)

SAR invites member institutions to welcome threatened scholars temporarily to campus as professors, researchers, lecturers, visiting scholars, post-docs, graduate fellows or students.

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SAR’s How to Host handbook  provides details about the hosting process, best practices and other helpful resources.

Scholar candidates are nominated to SAR by member institutions or partners, or  apply directly. Materials for qualifying candidates are circulated to Network members via private mailing lists, and members are encouraged to contact SAR for additional information, review this information, and consider hosting a visitor whenever a suitable candidate is identified. Network members always retain final selection authority over whether to invite any candidate and over which candidates to consider. Network members are also encouraged to identify candidates themselves through their faculty and other links by

Each visit is arranged on a case-by-case basis, with the exact terms of the visit adjusted according to the needs and abilities of the scholar and of the inviting institution. Visits range from 3 months to 2 years, with the average visit lasting for one academic year (9-12 months). During the visits, scholars may teach, research, lecture or study depending on the needs of the host institution and the terms established for the visit.

SAR asks host institutions, wherever possible, to identify funding to support the visit. Funding sources include central administration, departments, teaching funds, scholarships, private donors, community groups and foundations. SAR will assist interested hosts in identifying potential funding sources.

If you would like to refer a scholar to SAR for our review, please write: apply.scholarsatrisk@nyu.edu

Contact us to receive detailed information on one of the below scholars:

Case IDDegreeFieldRisk/StatusSeeking placementTiming
AZER505PhDHistory;
Political Science
Threat to Life/PersonUnited StatesImmediately
CHIN590PhDMathematicsThreat of Arrest/Violence;
Harassment/Intimidation, (Displaced)
United StatesImmediately
CHIN600PhDBiologyThreat to Life/Person (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
CHIN602PhDUighur Language and LiteratureThreat of Arrest/Violence; Harassment/Intimidation (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
DRCO564LLMLaw;
Human Rights
Threat of Arrest/ViolenceCanada, Europe, AfricaImmediately
DRCO570MAPolitical Science;
Sociology
Threat to Life/PersonFrench-speaking Europe and CanadaImmediately
DRCO580MAJournalism;
Communications;
African Studies
Threat to Life/Person (Displaced)The NetherlandsImmediately
EGYP534PhDPhysicsThreat to Life/Person (Displaced)United StatesFall 2017
EGYP543PhDPolitical ScienceThreat to Life/Person (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
ETHI589PhDUrban GeographyThreat to Life/Person (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
ETHI620PhDDevelopment StudiesThreat of Arrest/Imprisonment (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
IRAN562PhDPsychologyHarassment/Intimidation (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
IRAN563PhDPolitical ScienceRisk of Arrest/Imprisonment (Displaced)Europe, United StatesSummer 2017
IRAN579MAEducational PsychologyRisk of ImprisonmentUnited States, Canada, EuropeImmediately
IRAN629PhDHuman Resource Management;
Gender Studies
Threat to Life (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
IRAN636PhDMiddle Eastern Studies;
History
Harassment/Intimidation (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
IRAQ780PhDNeurophysiologyThreat to Life/PersonEurope, North America, Mexico, Oceania, AfricaImmediately
IRAQ782MBChBAnatomy;
Surgery
Threat to Life/PersonNorth America, Europe, AfricaImmediately
IRAQ784PhDCardiovascular PharmacologyThreat to Life/PersonNorth America, Europe, OceaniaImmediately
IRAQ797FIBMSDiagnostic RadiologyHarassment/IntimidationEurope, United States, CanadaImmediately
IRAQ812PhDEngineeringThreat to Life/Person; Harassment/Intimidation (Displaced)Europe, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, AustraliaSummer 2017
IRAQ820PhDMechanical EngineeringThreat to Life/ Person (Displaced); Harassment/IntimidationUnited StatesImmediately
SRIL528PhDAnthropology; SociologyHarassment/Intimidation; Loss of Position/Profession (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
SYRI534PhDEcology; BiologyRisk of Arrest/Violence (Displaced)EuropeImmediately
SYRI552BAMusicThreat to Life/Person (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
SYRI572PhDChemistryThreat to Life/Person (Displaced)CanadaImmediately
SYRI579PhDTheaterThreat to Life/Person; General/Situational Risk (Displaced)United StatesImmediately
SYRI606PhDHuman Resources ManagementThreat to Life/Person (Displaced) EuropeImmediately
SYRI630PhDFrench LiteratureGeneral/Situational Risk (Displaced)North America, EuropeFall 2017
SYRI657PhDFracture MechanicsThreat to Life/Person; General Situational RiskEurope, specifically France or Francophone countriesImmediately
SYRI719PhDHorticultural SciencesThreat to Life/Person (Displaced)Europe, North AmericaImmediately
SYRI752PhDBiochemistry; Cellular BiologyThreat to Life/Person; General/Situational Risk Francophone countries, particularly France, Belgium, CanadaImmediately
TAJI502PhDPhilosophy; Islamic StudiesThreat of arrest; Harassment/IntimidationEurope, North AmericaFall 2017
TURK525PhDManagementHarassment/ Intimidation; Loss of Position (Displaced)Europe, North AmericaImmediately
TURK545PhDUrban and Regional PlanningThreat of arrest (Displaced)GermanyApril 2017
TURK547PhDBusiness AdministrationThreat of Arrest/ViolenceEurope, North AmericaImmediately
TURK607PhDSociologyThreat of arrest (Displaced)GermanyImmediately
TURK610PhDPolitical Science; International RelationsThreat of arrestEurope, North AmericaImmediately
TURK629PhDEconomicsThreat of arrestEurope, North AmericaImmediately
TURK631PhDPolitical Science and International RelationsThreat of arrest/harassment (displaced)Georgia (United States)Fall 2017
TURK727PhDDesign History and TheoryThreat of Arrest/Violence; General/Situational RiskEurope, CanadaDecember 2017
TURK755PhDHistory; Journalism and Media StudiesHarassment/Intimidation; General/Situational Risk (Displaced)Europe, United States, CanadaImmediately
TURK760PhDEnvironmental EngineeringThreat of Arrest SwitzerlandImmediately
TURK796PhDEnglish Language Teaching and EducationLoss of Position; General/Situational RiskUnited StatesImmediately
TURK798PhDNear Eastern Studies; EconomicsThreat of Arrest; Surveillance/CensorshipNorth America; EuropeImmediately
TURK804PhDInternational RelationsThreat of arrest/violence; General/situational riskUnited StatesImmediately
TURK833PhDGeographyThreat of Arrest/Violence; General/Situational Risk (Displaced)NorwayImmediately
TURK907PhDBiochemistry and Clinical ChemistryThreat of Arrest/Violence; General/Situational Risk (Displaced)Europe, United StatesAugust 2017
TURK1099PhDPhilosophy; Environment, TheologyThreat of Arrest/Violence; General/Situational RiskUnited States, Canada, EuropeImmediately
ZIMB574LLMHuman Rights Law; CorruptionThreat of arrest/harassment (displaced)Europe, United StatesImmediately