Rieko Karatani is a Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Policy Studies, Kansai University. She holds a D.Phil (International Relations) from University of Oxford. Her research focuses upon history and politics regarding immigration, asylum and citizenship with a special interest in the UK.
Selected Publications: Defining British Citizenship: Empire, Commonwealth and Modern Britain, Frank Cass, London, 2003; “How History Separated Refugee and Migrant Regimes: In Search for their Institutional Origins”, International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 17, no. 3, September 2005, pp. 517-541; “Britishness Reconsidered: Interplay between Immigration and Nationality Legislation and Policymaking in 21st Century Britain”, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, vol. 47, no. 5, 2019, pp. 1021-1042.