Profile

Education

Ph.D. Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 1996.
M.A. Sociology, Lancaster University, Lancaster, U.K., December 1989.
B.A. Sociology & English, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. June 1988.

Professional Employment

Director
Centre for Refugee Studies
July 2013 -
Toronto, Canada
Professor
York University
July 2009 ­—
Toronto, Canada
Associate Professor
Simon Fraser University
September 2002 — June 2009
Burnaby, Canada
Professor
Syracuse University
January 2007 ­— December 2008
Syracuse, USA
Adjunct Professor
Norwegian University of Science & Technology
August 2004 — October 2007
Trondheim, Norway
Acting Co-Director
Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Integration in the Metropolis
January 2004 — August 2004
Vancouver, Canada
Assistant Professor
Simon Fraser University
September 2000 — August 2002
Burnaby, Canada
Assistant Professor
Arizona State University
January 1997 — June 2000
Phoenix, USA
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow
York University (Canada)
September 1996 — August 1997
Toronto, Canada
Field Officer
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
March 1993 — June 1993
Bardera, Somalia
Relief Worker
CARE International
March 1992 — May 1992
Northern Kenya