Faculty Associates with teaching and research interests in Migration and Diaspora Studies

Faculty Department Research Interests
Behnam Behnia School of Social Work
  • Resettlement & Integration of Immigrants and Refugees
  • Social Support Networks
Nimo Bokore School of Social Work
  • Mental health and health
  • resettlement and integration barriers
Kristin Bright Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto
  • gender, kinship, memory, migration, corporeality, public health, and structural inequality
David Carment Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
  • international dimensions of ethnic conflict including diaspora
Roger Connah Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism
  • writing, pedagogy, practice and the city
Bruce Elliott Department of History
  • 18th and 19th century social and immigration history
Louise de la Gorgendière Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • Diaspora
  • transnationalism
  • development and underdevelopment
Megan Gaucher Department of Law and Legal Studies
  • intersections between citizenship, family, gender, sexuality, and race in Canadian immigration and refugee law and policy
Randall Gess Department of Linguistics and Language Studies
  • Phonological theory and history
Philip Kaisary Department of Law and Legal Studies
  • Critical Legal, Social, and Political Theory
Karim Karim School of Journalism and Communications
  • Re-Imagining the Other: Culture, Media, and Western-Muslim Intersections
Matthew Kurtz Department of Geography and Environment Studies
  • Immigrant employment and human capital assessment practices in local labour markets
Dominique Marshall Department of History
  • Children’s rights and the Child Welfare Committee of the League of Nations
Laura Macdonald Department of Political Science
  • Latin American politics
  • Mexican politics
  • North American politics
  • Canadian foreign policy
  • Democracy, and civil society
Franny Nudelman Department of English Language and Literature
  • African American Literature
  • Militarism and War
  • Documentary Studies
  • Cultural Activism
Carolyn Ramzy Department of Music
  • questions of music and belonging
  • citizenship
  • religious nationalism
Cristina Rojas Department of Political Science
  • Political Ontology
  • critical development and postcolonial theory
  • social policy
  • citizenship studies
Dane Rowlands Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
  • International Monetary Fund
  • World Bank and other Multilateral Financial Institutions
  • Sovereign Debt
  • Financial Crises
Blair Rutherford Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • Politics and possibilities of international development
  • civil society in sub-Saharan Africa
Stephen Saideman Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
  • Civil-Military Relations
  • Ethnic Conflict
  • Civil War and Foreign Policy Analysis
Aboubakar Sanogo Department of Film Studies
  • African cinema
  • documentary
  • world cinema
  • colonial cinema
  • cinephilia
Jaffer Sheyholislami Department of Linguistics and Language Studies
  • Heritage Languages
  • Kurdish language and linguistics
  • Language and media
  • Language and identity
Candace Sobers Bachelor of Global and International Studies
  • Twentieth-century decolonization
  • movements of national liberation
  • the global reach of Third World revolutionary internationalism
Steve White Department of Political Science
  • Canadian public opinion and elections
  • political participation
  • immigrant political attitudes and behaviour
Stanley Winer School of Public Policy and Administration
  • Fiscal systems in Canada and in the world
  • Political institutions and policy processes
  • Interregional and international migration
  • Canadian public policy
Michael Wohl Department of Psychology
  • Conflict Research
  • Disordered Gambling
Christopher Worswick Department of Economics
  • economics of immigration
  • economics of education
  • labour supply