The following individuals in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences have been participating in the Virginia Tech International Refugee Research Project: faculty members Deborah Milly, the associate chair of the Department of Political ScienceKatrina Powell, a professor in the Department of English; and Brett Shadle, a professor in the Department of History; graduate student Katherine RandallRhetoric and Writing; and undergraduates Jennalee BeazleySpanish and Economics (Science), and Julia MonroeInternational Public Policy and Spanish.

The project began in 2015; this semester a conference with international partners took place March 23–25 in Tutzing, Germany, in which the above faculty and graduate student participated, along with Kee Jeong Kim, an associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science.