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Associate Professor, Digital Media and Journalism; Society, Culture, and Environment; Cultural Analysis and Social Theory; Social Justice and Community Engagement (Sabbatical 2014-2015)
Areas of Expertise: Digital media and culture; Social media; Political economy of communication; Privacy; Surveillance; Digital media and journalism
Biography: Research Interests: …
Director, International Migration Research Centre (IMRC), Associate Professor
Areas of Expertise: International migration; Mobility, Transnationalism; Labour migration & Temporary foreign worker programs; Immigration policies & Migration governance; Migration flows & trends; Migrant rights, health & social protection; Remittances, ICTs & development; Political economy of migration; Regional expertise: Canada, Mexico, Morocco, Spain;
Biography: Recent Books: …
Contract Academic Staff
Areas of Expertise: Sound and culture; Electronic media art; Political economy of communication; Digital culture
Biography: Lewis Kaye received his PhD from the Joint Graduate Programme in Communication and Culture at York and Ryerson Universities in Toronto, where his dissertation explored the relationship between technology, space and the social organization of aural…
Areas of Expertise: Political economy and sociology of the future; Futurology; Dystopia; Philosophy of social science; Marxism
Biography: Academic Interests: futurology, contemporary and classical social theory, philosophy of social science, sociology of knowledge, critical realism.
Professor; CIGI Chair in Comparative & Social Policy
Areas of Expertise: Comparative Social Politics; Global Social Politics; Gender and Welfare State Restructuring; Political Economy of Care; Industrial and Labour Market Restructuring
Biography: Rianne Mahon holds the CIGI chair in comparative family and social policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. Prior to this, she was Professor, School of Public Policy…
CIGI Chair in the Political Economy of Climate Change, Balsillie School of International Affairs
Areas of Expertise: Geopolitics; Globalization; Environmental Security; Political Economy; Anthropocene; Climate Change
Biography: Simon Dalby is CIGI Chair in the Political …
Assistant Professor, Society, Culture, and Environment
Areas of Expertise: Theories of imperialism; Global political economy and development; Canadian political economy and relations with the Global South; Canada and Latin America; Social movements and resistance; Capitalism and ecology; Marxist theory
Biography: Teaching 2013-2014 …