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Georgette Morris

PhD Student (Legal Studies)

Georgette is pursuing a PhD at Carleton University, in Law and Legal Studies. Her primary research interests have been time, temporality, labour, policy, equity, human rights (im)-migration, citizenship, government, political debate, public reason, and agenda setting. Georgette has experience working at all levels of government, within a range of departments and ministries. Her research aspirations include making political debate in Parliament more accessible and useful to citizens. She seeks to create strategic tools of political engagement tools to provide measurable outcomes for vulnerable populations in society. She is passionate about equity, diversity, and inclusion. Her Doctoral research is focused on temporality and its impact on labour and migration, specifically looking at how these intersections condition immigration and immigration programming.


  • Masters, Public Policy Administration and Law, York University, 2016
  • BA Honours, Human Rights and Equity Studies, York University, 2013
  • BA, Social Science, York University, 2012

Dr. Megan Gaucher


Grants & Awards

  • Graduate Student Award School of Public Policy and Administration, York University             2016
    • This annual award is designed to acknowledge the contributions made by our alumni to the School and its programs

Conference Presentations/ Public Engagement

  • Journey Across B/Orders Conference, University Of Marburg, Germany, June 2022
  • Migration Diaspora Studies Conference, Carleton University, April 2022
  • Immigration Refugee Citizenship Canada, -Staff Panel, Racialized Migrant Farm Work, Feb 2022
  • Caribbean Live in Caregiver- Domestic Pioneers Webinar, Jaku Konbit, April 2021
  • Developing Young Leaders Today Tomorrow- Government, Speaker, Mar 2021
  • Long Term Care Town Hall Panelist, Podcast, MPP Joel Harden, Jan 2021
  • Empire Club, A Roadmap for Canada’s Black Youth, UNDPAD UN75, Dec 2020
  • Podcast Host, Learning from Leaders, York University Alumni Network, Aug 2020
  • Central European Association for Canadian Studies Triennial Conference, Czech Republic, Sept 2018
  • University of West Indies, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, April 2018
  • London Journal of Canadian Studies Conference, London England, July 2017
  • Canadian Association of Refugee& Forced Migration Studies Victoria University, BC, May 2017
  • History Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, May 2017
  • Robarts Centre Transgressing the Nation-state, York University, April 2017
  • London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Somewhere In Between, London England, April 2017
  • 10th Annual Ethnic Pluralism Studies Conference, University of Toronto, Jan 2017
  • Pathways to Prosperity, National Conference Ottawa, Canada, Dec 2016
  • GLRC Graduate Student Symposium, York University Toronto, Ontario, Oct 2016
  • Summer Institute, University of West Indies Kingston, Jamaica, Aug 2016