|Fellow in Global Health and Humanitarianism||Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research|
|Research Interests||Dr. Ali is an aid worker and engineering researcher focused on humanitarian challenges at the intersection of environment and public health. He has worked with Médecins Sans Frontières and UNHCR in South Sudan, Pakistan, Jordan, Rwanda, and Uganda. Dr. Ali has taught at the University of California, Berkeley, where he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Development Impact Lab and the Blum Center for Developing Economies. Dr. Ali received his doctorate in environmental engineering from the University of Guelph and his bachelors in engineering from Queen’s University.
|Associate Professor||Department of Geography|
|Research Interests||Urban social and political geography, Theories of collective action and community organization, Public space in multicultural cities, Inequality and social justice, Critical geographies of education, Urban geopolitics and displacement (Toronto, Havana, Koljata), Geographic information systems (GIS) in the social sciences.
|Associate Professor||Department of Political Science|
||Research Interests||Memories of atrocities and injustice and the way they shape the notion of citizenship for marginalized groups, critical studies of human rights, genocide and crimes against humanity, the relationship between nationalism and minority rights in the Balkans and the Middle East, forced migration, and debates on ethics in international law pertaining to mass political violence.|
|Associate Professor||School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Director- Centre for Feminist Research|
|Research Interests||Gender Issues, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Transitional Justice, Memory and Memorialization|
|Professor||Department of Political Science|
|Research Interests||International and Regional Security, Conflict Management and Resolution, Middle East and Asia Pacific Security Politics, Canadian Foreign, Defence, and Security Policy|
||Department of Education|
|Research Interests||Social and Political Organization of Knowledge, Environmental and Sustainability Education, Global Migration and Settlement, University and Community Relations, and Teacher Education.|
|Associate Professor||Department of Sociology|
|Research Interests||Immigration , Sociology , Citizenship and non-citizenship, Precarious work, Transnational migration
|GOOD GINGRICH, LUANN|
|Associate Professor||Department of Social Work|
|Research Interests||Analysis of Social Dynamics Defined by Migration, Gender, Religion, Ethnicity, Race, and Wealth on the Nature and Dimensions of Social Inclusion. Formal and Informal Processes of Social Division and Social Support in Transnational, even supra-national, Social Environments. The Paradoxes of Voluntary Social Exclusion, “choice”, and Social Inclusion in contexts of Migratory Livelihoods. “Women’s work” in Globalized, Polarized, De-socialized, Racialised and Feminized Labour Markets. Emerging Forms of Diaspora, Particularly for Dietsche Mennonites from Mexico. The Intersections between ideas, Material Realities and Subjective Experience of Policy Systems and Social Programs.
|HASSAN, MOHAMMED K.|
|Professor||Faculty of Environmental Studies|
|Research Interests||Urban and Regional Planning, Urbanization in Developing Countries, Urban Sustainability, Refugee and Migration Studies, Forced Migration and Diasporic Studies. Published numerous papers in refereed journals, co-author of Housing Geography, translated Geography and Planning from English into Arabic.|
|Professor||Departments of Social Science and Geography and Centre for Refugee Studies
|Research Interests||Refugee Studies, Conflict and Displacement, Gender and Nationalism, Humanitarianism, Immigration and Refugee Resettlement in Canada, Transnationalism, Geographic Regions of South Asia and East Africa|
|Associate Professor||Department of Psychology|
|Research Interests||Refugee and immigrant mental health, culture and health access|
|Canada Research Chair||Department of Sociology|
Racism, racialization and nationalism; (anti)immigration; the (anti)racist state; social and political theory; geopolitics, culture and communication.
At present Kyriakides is particularly focused on configurations of racialization in relation to the meaning of ‘East’ and ‘West’ and articulations of racism and nationalism in the reception of refugees in Europe, North America and the Middle East.
|Jean Monnet Chair and Associate Professor||Department of Political Science, Glendon, York University|
|Research Interests||Citizenship and migration, free movement, borders and boundaries, European and regional integration, nationality, sovereignty and territory, comparative politics, federalism.
|Assistant Professor||Disaster & Emergency Management, York University|
|Research Interests||Dr. Aaida A. Mamuji is an Assistant Professor in Disaster & Emergency Management at York University, and Area Coordinator. Prior to this, she was working in the Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Response Group of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and International Development (now Global Affairs Canada) as a Policy Advisor, and was the 2013-2014 Cadieux-Léger Fellow. Dr. Mamuji completed her PhD in Public Administration at the University of Ottawa, with a major in Public Policy. Her areas of interest are social vulnerability and capability in the disaster context, hosting and resettlement, international responses to natural disasters, and risk assessment.|
|Assistant Professor||International Development Studies, York University|
|Research Interests||Social Movements and Herding Behavior, Middle-Eastern Politics, Humanitarian Crisis, Authoritarian Resilience, Refugee Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Islamic Terrorism|
|Assistant Professor||School of Kinesiology and Health Science|
||Research Interests||Dr. Nakamura studies how race, class and gender, impact people’s identities and sport experiences. She is especially interested in sport organized by ethnic and/or religious groups, as a way to create a sense of community, and the impact of racism and assumptions about race. She is currently focusing on the role of sport in the lives of mixed-race people, and of Muslim men.
|Professor||International Development Studies|
|Research Interests||International Law, Human Rights, Immigration/Refugee Law|
|Faculty of Geography|
|Research Interests||Gender and urban labour markets, immigration and Canadian cities, and the social and economic effects of economic restructuring|
|Associate Professor||Osgoode Hall Law School and Director, Centre for Refugee Studies
|Research Interests||Immigration and Refugee Law, Empirical Legal Studies, Judicial/Administrative Decision-Making, Legal Process, Access to Justice, Gender and Sexuality|
|Associate Professor and Director||School of Public Policy and Administration|
|Research Interests||International refugee law, regional refugee rights instruments, asylum and refugee status determination systems, Canadian immigration and refugee policies.|
|Associate Professor||School of Public Policy and Administration|
|Research Interests||Comparative politics & policy regarding citizenship and migration, refugees and the role of the courts, anti-terrorism issues|
|Assistant Professor||Department of Anthropology|
||Research Interests||Globalization, rural social change, ethnicity and nationalism, immigration, cultural pluralism and multiculturalism, politics of anti-immigration and the rise of neo-nationalist parties in Europe.Antonio Sorge has conducted ethnographic research in Sardinia, and latterly on Sicily and the Southern Italian peninsula with a focus on the politics of migration. His current research examines refugee integration within host communities in Italy, as well as the roadblocks to recognition of the cultural and economic needs of newcomers in light of the 2015-2016 refugee “crisis.”|
|Assistant Professor||Criminology Program, Department of Social Science|
|Research Interests||Surveillance & Security Studies; Borders, Migration, Mobility; Citizenship Studies; Human Rights; Critical Social Theory; Ethnography.|
|Associate Professor||Department of Anthropology|
|Research Interests||Diaspora and transnationalism, migration, Eastern Europe|
|Assistant Professor||Faculty of Environmental Studies|
|Research Interests||Critical Development Studies/International Aid Industry, Critical Geopolitics of the oil industry focusing on the Americas and Sub-Saharan Africa, Political Economy, Comparative Historical Studies, Post-Coloniality|