Sam Wrighton

Research Manager

Sam is a Research Manager at Ridgeway, specialising in international relations and migration and is experienced in research design methods, project management, and consulting.

Sam is a DPhil graduate in International Relations from the University of Oxford as an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded scholar. Prior to commencing his DPhil, Sam worked at the International Migration Institute at the University of Amsterdam.

Sam’s research has focussed on inter-state relations with regards to citizenship, migration, and international law. Regionally, Sam has focussed on Eurasia and Central and Eastern Europe.

Areas of expertise and research:

  • International relations and risk

  • Citizenship, migration and international law

  • Research design methods

  • Project management and consultancy


  • English

  • Spanish

  • Dutch