Bodean Hedwards

Bodean-HedwardsBodean Hedwards completed her undergraduate studies at Deakin University in 2011, and is currently undertaking her  PhD at Monash University. Bodean’s doctoral research examines the impact of borders and border control on irregular Tibetan migrants fleeing Tibet to India. Specifically, the research seeks to understand the nature of borders and border control on the Tibet-Nepal border via the lived experiences of those who have crossed it. This research contributes to scholarship that highlights the impact that highly securitised borders and strict immigration controls can have on irregular migrants.