Dr. Mary Boatemaa Setrana is a Senior lecturer at the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), University of Ghana (UG), Legon. Mary is an Advisory Board member of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence on Migration & Mobility. She participates (either as a lead or team member) on national, regional and continental policies and capacity building projects including developing Ghana’s Diaspora Policy funded by ECOWAS and Spanish Government; Ghana’s National Academic Diaspora Intervention Roadmap Malawi National Labour Policy funded by Carnegie Corporation for New York (CCNY); Migration policies for Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe; capacity building plan on sustainable return and reintegration for Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique and South Africa funded by IOM. She is a migration expert trainer on the AU’s migration governance training modules for its member states. Mary is a Ghana-based researcher on a number of ongoing research projects, including: Migration Decisions and the COVID-19 Pandemic project funded by Swiss Government; GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub, funded by UKRI; Migration and Social Transformation project funded by EU; Culture for Sustainable and Inclusive Peace Project, funded by UKRI; Migration for Inclusive African Growth project, funded by UKRI; and Crises as Opportunities project, funded by EU. Mary has published on a range of migration issues including migration governance, citizenship, conflict and peacebuilding, migration decisions, gender and migration, transnational migration and diasporas, return migration and reintegration among others.