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Dagmar Soennecken

Associate Professor, York University

Degrees:B.A. (Carleton), M.A (Toronto), Ph.D. (Toronto)

Dagmar Soennecken is cross-appointed between the School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) and the Law and Society Program (Department of Social Science). She is also a faculty member of the SPPA’s Masters programme (MPPAL), where she currently serves as Graduate Program Director. In 2019, she became the Editor-in-chief of Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees. She has twice been a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for European and International Aliens and Asylum Law at the University of Konstanz, Germany. For the 2006/07 academic year, she was a Visiting Study Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre (RSC). In the summer of 2013 and 2015, she held the Canadian Guest Professorship at the University of Kiel, Germany. She has also been a recurring visiting scholar at the Migration and Integration Studies Centre (IMIS) and at the Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence (JMCE) in European Studies in Osnabrück, Germany.

Dagmar’s research focuses on comparative public policy in the EU and North America. She is particularly interested in questions concerning law and the courts as well as citizenship and migration.

Source: York University