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About Michelle 


Dr Michelle Jasmin Dimasi is an Australian anthropologist, published author and freelance writer focused on refugees, migration and Afghanistan. She has lived in Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and on Christmas Island.

Michelle holds a Doctorate of Philosophy and held Adjunct Associate Research positions at Swinburne University of Technology and Curtin University’s Centre for Human Rights Education. 

She has written for Newlines Magazine, Inside Story. ABC News, and the Canberra Times. She has been a program guest on Philip Adam’s Late Night Live and Mo Gawdat’s Slo Mo. 

Today, she lives between the UAE and Kabul and continues to write on topics related to Afghanistan and the Middle East.  

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