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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of Research Services
October 6, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Student Research Affiliates

Student Affiliates are graduate students from across WLU, from any faculty, department or campus who have an interest related to international migration. Students wishing to be affiliated with the centre are asked to submit this form to either the Director or Associate Director and to request an interview. Students will be able to take part in centre events, utilize research resources, and apply for funding, scholarships and research assistantships.

Bibiana Alcala
M.A Communication Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
Research Areas: Mexican migration, tourism and development, transnationalism, representation

Kolawole Bukola
PhD Candidate
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
University of Toronto
Interests: Nurse Migration, Live in Caregiver Program, Migrant Domestic Workers, Canada, Philippines and Africa.
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Robert Cundari
M.A, Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University
Research Areas: Social construction process of atheist identity

Evelyn Encalada Grez
Ph.D Candidate. Sociology and Equity Studies in Education. University of Toronto
Research Areas: Migration, transnationalism, labour rights and rural livelihoods
Jacqueline Flatt
M.A Candidate, Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University
Research Areas: Arab and Muslim immigration, integration, reoresentation, racialization and securitization

Andres D. Furet
M.D. Universidad de Colima
Research interests: Public Health
Tom Griffin
Ph.D. Candidate. Recreation and Leisure Studies. University of Waterloo
Research Areas: Tourism; Hosting; Visiting friends and relatives; integration and settlement
Adam Hawley
M.A Candidate, Political Science, Carleton University
Research Areas: Developemnet and Labour with a focus on Africa

Alejandra Mendoza
M.A Candidate, Health Science, University of Western Ontario
Research interests: Audiology,Public Health and health care services, especially to marginalized and underserved populations

Marcos Moldes
Ph.D Candidate, Communication studies, Simon Fraser University
Areas of Research: Immigrant and identity formation, 2nd Generation Latino-Canadians, Transnationalims
James Restrepo
Ph.D. Candidate, Hispanic Studies, University of Western Ontario
Areas of Research: Labour migration, Bolivian and Mexican migration, transnationalism and culture

Bharati Sethi
Ph.D. Candidate, Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University
Areas of Research: Immigrants, health, policy, intersectionality, visible minority women


International Migration Research Centre IMRC

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