Antje Missbach is a senior research fellow at the Department of Anthropology at Monash University in Melbourne. She obtained a PhD from the Australian National University for a thesis about the long-distance politics of the Acehnese diaspora. Her current research interests include transit migration, diaspora politics, as well as border and mobility studies. Since 2013, she has carried out ARC-funded research on people-smuggling networks in Indonesia. Her latest publications include Troubled Transit: Asylum seekers stuck in Indonesia (2015) and Linking people: Connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians (edited with Jemma Purdey, 2015).