Visiting Research Assistant (June 2018 – July 2018)
Catriona Craven-Matthews worked on the Migrant Tech project as a Visiting Research Assistant at UNU Institute in Macau. She is a recent graduate of Pomona College, where she studied international relations, economics, and anthropology. Her research interests include human rights, migration and integration, gendered labor, agency and human trafficking, and the behavioral economics of poverty. As an undergraduate, she co-authored a research project at Pomona College on performative state-building in post-crisis Mali. At the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) she researched rules of origin in the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement. Catriona has also worked as a project leader for HIV and health education and safe water access in Cameroon, and as a director for environmental and public interest campaigns in the U.S. After completing her time at UNU Institute in Macau, she plans to pursue a graduate degree in global development.
Catriona holds a B.A. in International Relations from Pomona College in Claremont, California, USA.
During her time at UNU Institute in Macau, Catriona was part of the following project: