Susan Martin "serves as Visiting Professor and the Director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Dr. Martin is also Director of the Certificate Program on Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies." 
Previously Dr. Martin served as the Executive Director of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, established by legislation to advise Congress and the President on U.S. immigration and refugee policy, and Director of Research and Programs at the Refugee Policy Group. Her publications include the World Migration Report: 2000 (ed.), Refugee Women, The Uprooted: Improving Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration, Beyond the Gateway: Immigrants in a Changing America (ed.), Managing Migration: The Promise of Cooperation (forthcoming) and numerous monographs and articles on immigration and refugee policy. She is also the principal author of the 2004 World Survey on Women and Development: Women and Migration, produced for the United Nations. Dr. Martin served as a senior advisor to the Global Commission on International Migration and is on the advisory boards of the International Organization for Migration and the Comptroller General of the United States. She is a founder of the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children and serves on the Board of the Advocacy Project. She earned her MA and Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and her BA in History from Douglass College, Rutgers University." 
- Institute for the Study of International Migration, "Research Consortium on Remittances in Conflict and Crises: Member Bios", accessed February 2007.