Mashitah Hamidi is an Associate Professor of Migration Social Work at the Department of Social Administration and Justice, Universiti Malaya. Her research interest is focusing on migration and displacement among stateless and refugee groups. She is currently a Head of Department of Social Administration and Justice and Deputy Head of Population and Migration Research Center, Universiti Malaya. She obtained her Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Human Development and Masters in Human Resource Development (MHRD) from Universiti Putra Malaysia. She pursued her PhD in Sociology at La Trobe University, Australia. Her areas of research include development studies, social integration, advocacy and social services systems of transnational labor and gender migration, stateless and refugee groups. She handled numerous number of researches include Indonesian Women Migrants in Malaysia, Stateless Children in Kuala Lumpur, Rohingya refugee community. Mashitah is involved as a Consultant team at National level projects such as Malaysian Social Workers Knowledge and Practice (2018), Inclusive Campus Framework for Disable Students – MyU-OKU (2019) and Sarawak Well-Being Index (2019-2020). She delivered a Keynote speech at the 1st World Conference on Gender Studies (WCGS) 2019 and was appointed as a Visiting Professor at the Sociology Education Department, Faculty of Social Science Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia in 2022.