Leah Simmons Wood
Leah Simmons Wood grew up between Kenya and Italy, and later did a History undergraduate degree and a masters in Migration and Mobility Studies at the University of Bristol. She is interested in decolonisation movements, African literature, migration politics and policy in Europe and East Africa, climate change and land rights. As an intern at EURAC Research, she worked under Georg Grote on editing a book on the history of borders in Europe, in which one of her essays - “Taking back control”: Brexit and UK border policies – was included. Leah is looking to continue her research in the following years.