Mehreen Afzal

SIPA, Columbia University


Mehreen Afzal is adjunct professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). She is a specialist in international refugee and human rights law with 15 years professional experience with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Featured Work

MAY 30, 2024 Article

A Reflection on Climate Mobility: Has Causality Lost Resonance?

With the recent European Court of Human Rights' ruling against Switzerland in mind, Dr. Mehreen Afzal discusses a legal pathway forward for climate-induced cross-border migration.