Loren B. Landau holds the South African research chair in human mobility and the politics of difference at the African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS), at Johannesburg’s University of the Witwatersrand. His work explores human mobility, citizenship, development and political authority. He has served as chair of the Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA), is a member of the South African Immigration Advisory Board and is on the editorial boards of Society & Space; International Migration Review, Migration Studies, and the Journal of Refugee Studies. Widely published, Landau is the author of The Humanitarian Hangover: Displacement, Aid and Transformation in Western Tanzania; co-editor of Forging African Communities: Mobility, Integration, and Belonging; Histories of Lost Futures: Xenophobia and Becoming the New South Africa; Contemporary Migration to South Africa; editor of Exorcising the Demons Within: Xenophobia, Violence and Statecraft in Contemporary South Africa; and also a contributor to a range of journals.