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Migration & Diaspora

Research at EUC critically examines the settlement of immigrants, and the experiences of migrant workers, in Canadian cities. We also seek to understand the global relations of power that drive migration processes and shape diasporic identities in all regions of the world.

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Community Partnerships

Professor Valerie Preston is the Principal Investigator of the Building Migrant Resilience in Cities (BMRC) project, a partnership funded by the Canadian federal government and which includes the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, United Way of Toronto and York Region, and Social Planning Toronto.

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Researcher Spotlights

Ranu Basu

Ranu Basu

Professor Ranu Basu’s research explores questions of power, space and activism in contexts of migration and displacement in Toronto, Havana and Kolkata.

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Mallory MacDonnell

Mallory MacDonnell

PhD student Mallory MacDonnell is examining the lived experiences of migrant fishermen who work on distant water fishing fleets in Asia.

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Joseph Mensah

Joseph Mensah

Professor Joseph Mensah studies anti-Black racism in Canada and is currently running a research project on African immigrants in Canada

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