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LANDOLT, Patricia 

last update 01/08

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • CERLAC Fellow  

Contact:  

Centre for Urban and Community Studies

455 Spadina Ave. Toronto, ON. M5S 2G8

Tel. 416.978.1350  

Fax 416.978.7162

Email: landolt@utsc.utoronto.ca

 

Research Interests:  

Transnationalism, international migration, immigrant incorporation, political sociology, economic sociology

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization:

Central America: El Salvador, Latin America: Caribbean

 

Work in Progress:  

 

Recent Publications

 

Landolt, Patricia. “The Transnational Geographies of Immigrant Politics: Insights from a Comparative Study of Migrant Grassroots Organizing.” The Sociological Quarterly 49 (1) (2008): 57-77.

 

Bernhard, Judith, Patricia Landolt and Luin Goldring. “Transnationalizing Families: Canadian Immigration Policy and the Spatial Fragmentation of Care-giving among Latin American Newcomers” International Migration 46 (May, 2008).

 

Landolt, Patricia. “Nation-State Building Projects and the Politics of Transnational Migration: Locating Salvadorans in Canada, the United States and El Salvador.” In Citizenship and Immigrant Incorporation: Comparative Perspectives on North America and Western Europe, edited by Gokce Yurdakul and Michal Bodemann. New York City: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007.

 

Landolt, Patricia. “The Institutional Landscapes of Salvadoran Transnational Migration: Trans-Local Views from Los Angeles and Toronto.” In Organizing the Transnational: The Experience of Asian and Latin American Migrants in Canada, edited by L. Goldring and S. Krishnamurti. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2007.

 

 

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LARREA, Carlos     

last update 05/08

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Professor, Latin American Studies, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (UASB), Quito
  • Professor - Universidad Central del Ecuador
  • CERLAC Fellow

 

Contact:  

USAB

Toledo N22-80 (Plaza Brasilia)

Apartado Postal 17-12-569

Quito, Ecuador  

Fax: (593-2) 322 8426

Email: clarrea_2000@yahoo.com

 

Research Interests:  

Development strategies; social and environmental impacts of structural adjustment and trade liberalization policies; poverty, income distribution and employment in Ecuador and Latin America, Social indicators of development.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization:

Ecuador, Andean Region, Latin America.

 

Special activities

 

  • Design and construction of an information system of social indicators of development in Ecuador (ODEPLAN).

 

Recent Publications

Hacia una Historia Ecológica del Ecuador: Propuestas para el Debate. Quito: Corporación Editora Nacional, 2007.

 

Dolarización, Crisis y Pobreza en el Ecuador. Quito: Abya-Yala-IEE-FLACSO-ILDIS, 2004.

 

With Jeanette Sanchez, Pobreza, Empleo y Equidad en el Ecuador: Perspectivas para el Desarrollo Humano. Quito: PNUD, 2002.

 

"Structural Adjustment, Income Distribution and Employment in Ecuador," in Poverty, Economic reform and Income Distribution in Latin America, Albert Berry (ed.), Boulder: Lynne Reiner Publishers, 1998.   

 

"Ecuador: Adjustment Policy Impacts on Truncated Development and Democratization", with Liisa North, Third World Quarterly 18:5, 1997.  

 

Work in Progress:  

  • Research on social and environmental impacts of structural adjustment and trade liberalization policies in Ecuador.
  • National information system and social and environmental development indicators in Ecuador. 

 

Read about Carlos' effort to "keep oil in the soil" in Ecuadorean Amazon

 

  

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LATTA, Alex

last update 08/12

 

Institutional affiliation:

  •  Associate Professor, Global Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Faculty, Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • CERLAC Associate Fellow 

Contact:  

Department of Global Studies Wilfrid Laurier University 75 University Ave. West Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5  
Phone: (519) 884-0710 extension 3115
Fax: (905) 522-5993
Email: alatta@wlu.ca

Website

 

Research Interests:  

Environmental/Ecological Citizenship; Indigenous Citizenship; Environmental Justice; Eco-Criticism.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Chile, Southern Cone & Andean nations

 

Special Activites:

  • Associate Collaborator of WATERLAT, an international network on water issues in Latin America. October 2010 to present: Coordinator of working group on Water and Megaprojects.

Recent Publications

(2012) with Hannah Wittman (eds): Environment and Citizenship in Latin America: Natures, Subjects and Struggles. New York: Berghahn.

(2012) with Beatriz Cid. Testing the Limits: Neoliberal Ecologies From Pinochet to Bachelet. Latin American Perspectives, 49(4): 163-180.

(2012) with Gabriela Merlinski. Environmental Collective Action, Justice and Institutional Change in Argentina. In A. Latta and H. Wittman (eds), Environment and Citizenship in Latin America: Natures, Subjects and Struggles. New York: Berghahn, 190-208.

(2010) with Hannah Wittman: Environment and Citizenship in Latin America: A New Paradigm for Theory and Practice. European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 89: 107-116.

(2009). Between Political Worlds: Indigenous Citizenship in Chile's Alto Bío Bío. Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies, 4(1): 47-71.

(2008). The Ecological Citizen. In E. Isin (ed.) Recasting the Social In Citizenship. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 239-260.

Work in Progress:

  • Edited volume on water and megaprojects underway with associated WATERLAT researchers
  • Completing research for book project on the political ecology of hydroelectricity in Chile

 

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LEFEBER, Louis

last update 12/07

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Professor of Economics and Graduate Programme for Social and Political Thought (Emeritus), York University  
  • CERLAC Fellow  (Founding Director)
 

Contact:  

CERLAC
Room 240 York Lanes
York University 
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M3J 1P3  

Phone: (416) 736-5237
Fax: (416) 736-5737
Email: lefeber@yorku.ca
Website: www.yorku.ca/cerlac/lefeber

 

Research Interests:

Political Economy

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization:

Latin America (Andean regions), South Asia (India), Mediterranean (Greece)

 

Special activities:

  • Canadian Pugwash Group
  • Science for Peace  
  • Presented a paper On the Meaning of Efficiency (jointly with Professor Thomas Vietorisz of Columbia and Cornell universities) at the First Annual Symposium on Development and Globalization, organized by Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Director, Program in International Development and Globalization, Columbia University. 

 

Recent Publications:

"The Meaning of Social Efficiency." (jointly with Thomas Vietorisz), Review of Political Economy, (April 2007).

See additional selected writings at www.yorku.ca/cerlac/lefeber

 

Work in Progress:  

  • History of the founding and establishment of CERLAC

 

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LEGLER, Thomas 

last update 08/03

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • International Relations, Mount Allison University  
  • CERLAC Fellow  

 

Contact:

Department of Political Science
Avard-Dixon Building
Mount Allison University
144 Main Street
Sackville NB E4L 1A7

Phone: (506) 364-2326
Fax: (506) 364-2625  
Email: tlegler@mta.ca

 

Research Interests:  

Politics of economic restructuring; social movements; Canada-Latin America relations.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization:

Mexico; Latin America.

 

Recent Publications

"The OAS Democratic Solidarity Paradigm: The Question of Leadership", with Andrew Cooper, in Journal of Inter-American Studies and World Affairs, 2000.  

 

“Canadian and Mexican Foreign Policies, 1990-2000: Convergence or Divergence?”, in edited volume of proceedings from the CALACS seminar on “La Integración Canadá-México: Una Perspectiva Latinoamericana”, June 2000.

 

"The Dimensions of Statecraft in South Korean and Taiwanese Development: A Comparison With Latin America", in In Markets, States, and Identities: Looking at Social Change in Latin America, José Javet (ed.), Ottawa: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1999.

 

Work in Progress:

  • Mexican civil society and democracy; Canadian and Mexican foreign policies in comparative perspective; Mexico's democratic transition; politics of economic restructuring in rural Mexico; transnational social movement formation.  

 

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LLAMBÍAS-WOLFF, Jaime  

last update 09/11

 

Institutional affiliation:

  • Associate Professor, Division of Social Science, York University  
  • CERLAC Associate Fellow  

Contact:  

South Ross 708 
4700 Keele Street 
York University
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M3J 1P3  

Phone: (416) 736-5054 ext. 33298
Fax: (416) 736-5615
Email: jlwolff@yorku.ca
 

Research Interests

Development studies; Latin America; Health studies.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Latin America (mainly South America and Chile).

 

Special activities:

  • 2009-2012 York University Senator

  • 2006-2009 SSHRC Standard Research Grant: The Political Economy of the Transitions Between Public and Private Health Care in Chile in the 20th Century.

  • Regular TV Interviews on Television Program "Conversaciones del Siglo XXI" in Quintavision, VTR V Region, Chile.

 

Recent Publications:

Ed. , América Latina: desafíos y paradigmas del siglo XXI, York University, Universidad de Valparaíso & LOM editors (forthcoming)

"Global Critical Health Issues: Alternative Responses", The Global Studies Journal, Vol. 4, www.globalstudiesjournal.com, Common Ground, Champaign, Illinois, USA, 2012

"Law and its Fetishistic Identity: Theoretical Concerns, The International of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Vol. 5, No 8, www.SocialSciences-Journal.com , Common Ground, Melbourne, Australia, 2010

“The Process of Building Hegemony: Health Reforms in Chile”, The International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 7, No 8, http://Humanities-Journal, Common Ground, Melbourne, Australia, 2009

 

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LOVEJOY, Paul E.   

last update 09/11

 

Institutional affiliation:

  • Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History & Distinguished Research Professor, York University  
  • Distinguished Research Professor and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada 
  • Director, Harriet Tubman Institute
  • CERLAC Fellow  

 

Contact:  

2190 Vari Hall, Department of History

York University

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3  

Phone: (416) 736-2100 ext. 66917

Fax: (416) 736-5836

Email: plovejoy@yorku.ca

 

Research Interests

African diaspora in Latin America, Caribbean, Brazil.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Nigeria, Benin, Ghana in West Africa; Jamaica, Cuba, Trinidad, Costa Rica, Brazil

 

Awards

Distinguished Africanist Award, University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Life Time Achievement Award, Canadian Association of African Studies, 2011

 

Special activities

  • Series Editor, The Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora, Africa World Press, Trenton, NJ
  • Executive Committee, Advanced Research and Technology Collaboratory for the Americas (ARTCA)
  • Co-editor, African Economic History  
  • Advisory Board, Canadian Journal of History  
  • International Scientific Committee, UNESCO Slave Route Project
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Series
  • Editor, The Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora, The Continuum International Publishing Group, London & New York  

 

Recent Publications

2011 "Freedom Narratives of Trans-Atlantic Slavery," Slavery and Abolition, 32:1, 91-107

 

2011 "Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, en la Costa de Mosquitos: Supervisor de Plantación y Abolicionista," Revista de Temas Nicaragüenses, 36 (2011), 102-45

 

2011 Crossing Memories: Slavery and African Diaspora. Trenton, NJ, Africa World Press, The Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora (co-edited with Ana Lucia Araujo and Mariana P. Candido)

 

2010 Repercussions of the Atlantic Slave Trade: The Interior of the Bight of Biafra and the African Diaspora. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, The Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora (co-edited with Carolyn A. Brown)

 

2009 Slavery, Islam and Diaspora (Trenton NJ: Africa World Press) co-edited (with Behnaz Asl Mirzai and Ismael Musah Montana)

 

2009 “The Autobiography of Oluadah Equiano, the African, and the Life of Gustavus Vassa, Reconsidered,” in Ana Lucia Araujo, Mariana Pinho Cândido and Paul E. Lovejoy, eds., Crossing Memories in the African Diaspora (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press)

 

2009 “Gustavus Vassa, Africano quien trató de humanizar la esclavización en la Costa de Mosquitos, 1775-1780,” in Jaime Arocha, ed., Nina S. de Friedemann, cronista de disidencias y resistencias (Bogota)

 

2009 “Scarification and the Loss of History in the African Diaspora,” in Andrew Apter and Lauren Derry, eds., Activating the Past Historical Memory in the Black Atlantic (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

 

2009 “The Slave Ports of the Bight of Biafra in the Eighteenth Century,” in Carolyn Brown and Paul E. Lovejoy, eds., Repercussions of the Atlantic Slave Trade: The Interior of the Bight of Biafra and the African Diaspora (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press) (with David Richardson)

 

2009 “Extending the Frontiers of Transatlantic Slavery, Partially,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 11:1, 57-70

 

2008 Africa and Trans-Atlantic Memories: Literary and Aesthetic Manifestations of Diaspora and History (Trenton NJ: Africa World Press), co-edited with Naana Opoku-Agyemang, and David Trotman)

 

2008 Haití – Revolución y emancipación (San José: Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica), co-edited with Rina Cáceres

 

2008 “Transatlantic Transformations: The Origins and Identities of Africans in the Americas,” in Boubacar Barry, Livio Sansone, and Elisée Soumonni, eds., Africa, Brazil, and the Construction of Trans-Atlantic Black Identities (Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press)

 

2008 “Narratives of Trans-Atlantic Slavery: The Lives of Two Muslims, Muhammad Kabā Saghanaghu and Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua,” in Naana Opoku-Agyemang, Paul E. Lovejoy, and David Trotman, eds), Africa and Trans-Atlantic Memories: Literary and Aesthetic Manifestations of Diaspora and History (Trenton NJ: Africa World Press)

 

2008 “Resistencia y rebellion en Río Tinto,” in Rina Cáceres Gómez, ed., Del olvido a la memoria: Esclavitud, resitencia y cultura (San José: UNESCO, 2008), 17-22.

 

2008 “Los niños de Atlántico,” in Rina Cáceres Gómez, ed., Del olvido a la memoria: África en tiempos de la esclavitud (San José: UNESCO, 2008), 47-54

 

2008 “Las ambiciones imperiales británicas en la Costa de la Mosquitia y la abolición de la esclavitud indígena, 1773-1781,” in Rina Cáceres and Paul E. Lovejoy, eds. Haití – Revolución y emancipación (San José: Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica)

 

Work in Progress:

  • Ethnicity in Central America and the Caribbean.

 

See Y-File article:

CERLAC Fellow Paul Lovejoy receives Distinguished Africanist Award

 

 

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LUCCISANO, Lucy 

last update 10/04

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Assistant Professor, Sociology & Anthropology, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • CERLAC Associate Fellow  

 

Contact:  

Department of Sociology
5-416 Dr. Alvin Woods Building
75 University Avenue
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3C5

Tel: 519-884-1970 x 2866
Email: lluccisa@wlu.ca

 

Research Interests

Gender and Development, Sociology of Poverty and Inequality, Anti-Poverty Programs in Mexico.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Latin America, Mexico.

 

Special activities

  • Dissertation defended on Nov. 27 2002: Mexican Anti-Poverty Programs and the Making of "Responsible" Poor Citizens (1995-2000).

 

Recent Publications

“Programa Progresa/Oportunidades: ¿Seguridad Familiar a Costa de la Seguridad Comunitaria? in La construcción de los desarrollos rurales ¿hacia la sustentabilidad?, Bruno Lutz (ed.), Toluca, Mexico: Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, 2005.

 

“Mexico’s Progresa Program (1997-2000):  An Example of Neo-Liberal Poverty Alleviation Programs Concerned with Gender, Human Capital Development, Responsibility, and Choice”, Journal of Poverty, Special Issue, 8:4, 2004.

 

“Communal Kitchens in Peru and Mexico”, Feminism(s) on the Edge of the Millennium, Krista Hunt and Christine Saulnier (eds.), Toronto: lnanna Publications and Educations, 2001, pp. 39-54.

 

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MACDONALD, Katherine

last update 10/10

 

Institutional affiliation:

  • PhD candidate, Department of Geography, York University
  • CERLAC Research Associate

Contact:  

York University
4700 Keele Street
York Research Tower

Phone: 416-736-2100 ext. 40615
Email:
katiem@yorku.ca

 

 

Research Interests

Brazilian migration activity across the Guyanese border in the Amazon region, including studies of transnational migration, economic change, social disintegration, local political dynamics, and increasing and changing criminal patterns within the region, exploring the intersections between sovereignty, nationalism, migration, political ecology, social change and Indigenous culture.

Katie's current research focuses on an increasing migration pattern from Brazil to Guyana and the economic, social, environmental and geo-political contexts, causes and impacts of this transnational movement, specifically upon the Makushi and Wapishana Indigenous peoples of the Rupununi. A PhD candidate in Geography, she holds a Canada Graduate Scholarship through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

 

Keywords:

Political ecology, transnationalism, mobility, de/re-territorialization, Indigeneity, garimpeiros

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization:

Brazil, Guyana

 

Special activities

Member, organizing committee of the 2011 Graduate Student Research Conference on Latin America & the Caribbean (York University)

Member, Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) and Ontario division (CAG-ONT)

Member, Canadian Association for Latin and Caribbean Studies (CALACS)

Member, Association of Iberian and Latin American Studies of Australasia (AILASA)

Member, York Centre for International and Security Studies (YCISS)

 

Recent Publications

MacDonald, K. (2009) "Living Culture": The Evolution of the Festival Folclórico de Parintins. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research. 15(2): 77-98.

 

MacDonald, K. (2007) Internships as a Way of Facilitating Participation and Experiential Learning in Development Studies. New Community Quarterly, 5(2):40-44.

 

 

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MACDONALD, Laura 

last update 09/11

 

Institutional affiliation:

  • Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University    
  • CERLAC Associate Fellow  

Contact:  

Department of Political Science 
Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, Ontario Canada E1S 5B6

Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 8858
Fax: (613) 520-4064
Email: Laura_Macdonald@carleton.ca

 

Research Interests

NGOs, democratization in Mexico, North American integration

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization:

North America, Central America.

 

Special activities

  • Director, Centre on North American Politics and Society, Carleton University
  • Principal Investigator, "From Minor Player to Major Actor: Canada's Role in Latin America", SSHRC Insight Grant awarded 2012.

Honors & awards:

Faculty of Public Affairs Research Award winner 2011(Carleton University)

Recent Publications

Jeffrey Ayres and Laura Macdonald, eds., North American in Question, University of Toronto Press, In Press.

Christina Gabriel and Laura Macdonald, 2011, "Citizenship at the Margins: The Canadian Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program and Civil Society Advocacy," Politics and Policy, Vol. 39, issue 1, pp. 45-67.

Laura Macdonald, "A Fine Balance: Multilateralism and Bilateralism in Canadian Policy In the North American Region", Canadian Foreign Policy, Vol. 16, no. 2, 2011.

Laura Macdonald, "Labour on the Side: Shallow North American Governance and the Fate of Canadian and U.S. Workers,"in Monica Gattinger and Geoffrey Hale, eds., Borders and Bridges: Canada's Policy Relations in North America, Don Mills, Oxford University Press , 2010, pp. 231-247.

Laura Macdonald and Arne Ruckert, The New Role for the Post-Neoliberal State in Brazil, Argentina and Mexico: Is there a right mix?" Canada Watch, Fall, 2010, pp. 19-20, 22.

Melissa Haussman and Laura Macdonald, "Introduction: Canada-US Relations under Obama: Continuity or Change", introduction to special issue edited by Haussman and Macdonald, American Review of Canadian Studies, vol. 39, no. 4, December 2009, pp. 323-335.

Rianne Mahon and Laura Macdonald, "Anti-poverty politics in Toronto and Mexico City," Geoforum, vol. 41, issue 2, 2010, pp. 209-217.

Jeffrey Ayres and Laura Macdonald, eds. Contentious Politics in North America. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Laura Macdonald and Arne Ruckert, eds., Post-Neoliberalism in the Americas: Beyond the Washington Consensus?, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Jane Bayes, Patricia Begne, Laura Gonzalez, Lois Harder, Mary Hawkesworth, and Laura Macdonald. Women, Democracy, and Globalization in North America: A Comparative Study. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

 

Work in Progress:  

Lucy Luccisano and Laura Macdonald, "Neo-liberalism, Neo-clientelism and the Politics of Scale in Mexican Anti-Poverty Policies," forthcoming, Politique et Sociétés.

Lucy Luccisano and Laura Macdonald, "The Limits of Anti-Poverty Policy: Citizenship, Accountability and Neo-Clientelism in Mexico's Oportunidades Program," in Jordi Diez and Susan Franceschet, forthcoming, Oxford University Press.

 

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MARTíNEZ-OSORIO, EMIRO

last update 05/13

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, York University

  • Fellow, CERLAC

Contact:  

Ross Building South 528A
4700 Keele Street York University Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Phone: (416) 736-2100 ext. 88747

Email: mosorio@yorku.ca

 

Research Interests

Epic poetry, Colonial Latin American Literature, Modernism, Historical Novels, Caribbean Literature.

 

Recent Publications

"En éste nuestro rezental aprisco": Piracy, Epic and Identity in cantos I - II of
Discurso del Capitán Francisco Draque by Juan de Castellanos. Calíope: Journal
of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry. 17. 2 (2011) 5 - 34.

"¿Imitación o subversión?: La representación de heroínas indígenas en las Elegías
de varones ilustres de las Indias". Cuadernos de Literatura. 14.28 (2010) 34 – 52.

 

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McALLISTER, Carlota 

last update 05/12

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Assistant Professor, Anthropology, York University

  • Deputy Director & Fellow, CERLAC

  • Coordinator, Graduate Diploma Program in Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Contact:  

815York Research Tower
4700 Keele Street York University Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Phone: (416)736.2100 ext. 66121

Email: carlota@yorku.ca

 

Research Interests

Agency; revolution; human rights; gender; the Cold War; Catholicism; violence; post-war societies; forensic anthropology; indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Guatemala, Central America, Mexico, Cuba.

 

Recent Publications

Single authored:Forthcoming The Good Road: Conscience and Consciousness in a Postrevolutionary Guatemalan Village. Durham: Duke University Press

Forthcoming 2013: Aftermath: Revisiting Guatemala’s Harvest of Violence. Co-edited with Diane Nelson. Durham: Duke University Press. 450 pp.

Forthcoming 2013: "Testimonial Truths and Revolutionary Mysteries". In Aftermath: Revisiting Guatemala's Harvest of Violence, C. McAllister and D. Nelson, eds. Durham: Duke Univ. Press. 33 pp.

2011 "An Indian Dawn". In The Guatemala Reader. D. Levenson, L. Oglesby, and G. Grandin, eds. Durham: Duke University Press. 8 pp.

2010 A Headlong Rush into the Future: Violence and Revolution in a Guatemalan Indigenous Village. In A Century of Revolution: Insurgent and Counterinsurgent Violence during Latin America’s Long Cold War. G. Joseph and G. Grandin, eds. Duke University Press. 47 pp.

2009 Seeing like an indigenous village: Reading the World Bank’s Agriculture for Development (2008) from the perspective of postwar rural Guatemala. Journal of Peasant Studies 36(3): 645-51.


2007 Rural Markets, Revolutionary Souls, and Rebellious Women in Cold War Guatemala. In In From the Cold: Latin America’s New Encounter with the Cold War. G. Joseph and D. Spenser, eds. Durham: Duke University Press, pp. 350-77.

 

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McGILLIVRAY, Gillian

last update 04/12

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Assistant Professor, Glendon College Department of History

  • Fellow, CERLAC

Contact:  

York Hall 262, 2275 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4N3M6

Phone: (416) 736-2100 x88598

Email: gmcgilli@glendon.yorku.ca

 

Research Interests

Colonial and Modern Latin America; Atlantic Plantation Societies and Latin American Culture

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Nicaragua

 

Recent Publications

 

Blazing Cane: Sugar Communities, Class, and State Formation in Cuba, 1868-1959. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010.

 

“Reading Revolution from Below: Cuba, 1933,” in Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Latin America: From the Wars of Independence to the Central American Civil Wars. Edited by Pedro Santoni. Westport, Ct: Greenwood Press, 2008.

 

“Revolution in the Cuban Countryside: The Blazing Cane of Las Villas, 1895-1898,” Cuban Studies 38 (2007): 50-81.

 

Work in Progress:

  • My second book, Sugar and Power in the Brazilian Countryside, 1889-1964, will highlight the complex regional interactions of cane farmers, sugar workers, sugar mill owners, and bureaucrats who participated in state-formation during Brazil's first two republican periods.

 

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MILLS, Jennifer

last update 08/12

 

Institutional affiliation:    

  • PhD candidate, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
  • CERLAC Research Associate

Contact:  

Email: jenmills@yorku.ca

 

Research Interests

corporate governance and the consultation of indigenous peoples in the oil sector

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Latin America, Peru, Venezuela

 

Recent Publications

Grinspun, Ricardo and Jennifer Mills. “Canada’s Trade Engagement with the Americas: Swimming With or Against the Tide?” Canada Looks South: In Search of an American Policy. Ed. Peter McKenna. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, accepted.

Recent conference papers:

"Aboriginal communities struggling in the sands: How the ideology of shareholder value constrains effective consultation." Paper to be presented at the University of Alberta for the Petrocultures conference. Edmonton, 6-8 September 2012.

"Financial Manipulation in the Pipeline: Energy Multinationals and the Ideology of Shareholder Value." Paper presented at York University for the Historical Materialism conference. Toronto, 11-13 May 2012.

"Environmental Governance of the Extractive Sector in Peru: Exclusion in the National Interest." Paper presented at York University for the CERLAC Graduate Student Conference. Toronto, 11-12 March 2011.

Special Activities:

  • member, CERLAC Executive Committee & Student Engagement Committee
  • member, organizing committee 2012 International Graduate Research Conference on Latin America & the Caribbbean

Work in Progress:  

  • PhD research "Corporate governance of oil firms and the consultation of indigenous peoples in the extractive sector", comparing a project in the Orinoco heavy oil belt in Venezuela, which is partially owned by the Norwegian firm Statoil, to a project in the Canadian tar sands, which is majority owned and operated by Statoil

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MONTOYA-GREENHECK, Felipe

last update 05/13

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Full Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES), York University
  • Chair in Neotropical Conservation, Director of the Las Nubes Project, FES
  • CERLAC Fellow

 

Contact:  

Email: fmontoya@yorku.ca

Website Las Nubes Project: http://www.lasnubes.org/

 

Research Interests

Recovering the commons, alternatives to development, community capitals and well-being, community-environment relations¸ community-based environmental conservation, critical agrarian studies, rural livelihoods, family farming, traditional seeds, food traditions, bio-cultural diversity revitalization, environmental popular education, audiovisual media as research, teaching and communication tools, the arts in community wellbeing and conservation.

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Costa Rica

 

Recent Publications

2012 Montoya-Greenheck, Felipe. Consideraciones epistemológicas. In: Montoya-Greenheck, Felipe. & Christoph Campregher (Eds.). 2012. Diversidad Biocultural en el Pacífico Sur de Costa Rica. La integración participativa de comunidades indígenas en estrategias para la conservación y el manejo de los ecosistemas de la región Golfo Dulce. Cuadernos de Antropología. Edición Especial. Universidad de Costa Rica & Instituto Austriaco para América Latina. (In print) p. 127-132.

2012 Montoya-Greenheck, Felipe. & Christoph Campregher (Eds.). Diversidad Biocultural en el Pacífico Sur de Costa Rica. La integración participativa de comunidades indígenas en estrategias para la conservación y el manejo de los ecosistemas de la región Golfo Dulce. Cuadernos de Antropología. Edición Especial. Universidad de Costa Rica & Instituto Austriaco para América Latina. (In print).

2011 Montoya-Greenheck, Felipe. Maize Survives its Makers in the Nicoya Peninsula. Terralingua Langscape. 2(9)(Winter):10-16.

Special Activities:

  • Scientific Correspondent of the Costa Rican Ministry of the Environment (MINAET) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, May 2009 to present.

Work in Progress:  

  • Baseline information on land use in the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor to Monitor Progress in Ecological Connectivity and Human Well-Being
  • Las Nubes Education and Research Station for Socio-Environmental Revitalization

 

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MURPHY, Julia 

last update 10/12

 

Institutional affiliation:    

  • Department of Anthropology, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • CERLAC Fellow

Contact:  

Department of Anthropology
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
12666 - 72nd Ave
Surrey, British Columbia 
V3W 2M8

Phone (604) 599-2497
Email: Julia.Murphy@kwantlen.ca

 

Research Interests

Cultural Anthropology, Development Studies

Mexico, Latin America; ethnographic perspectives on development, resource management, environmentalism and ecotourism, anthropology of gender and feminist research; Calgary health sector responses to domestic violence  

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Mexico

 

Recent Publications

2011. Feminism and the Anthropology of ‘Development’: Dilemmas in Rural Mexico. Anthropology in Action 18(1):16-28.  Special Issue “Feminist Anthropology Confronts Disengagement”.

 

2009. Recent Research on Rural Mexico: New Politics, Indigeneities, and Political Economies [Review Essay]. Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 34(67): 197-2008.

 

2007. Anthropological Perspectives on Environmental Concerns in Rural Mexico: Ethnography in the Calakmul Model Forest, Campeche. In Across Borders: Diverse Perspectives on Mexico: Collected Essays of Contributors to the 11th Annual International Studies Symposium. J. Perkins and K. Campbell, eds. Pp. 71-96. Toronto, ON: International Studies Symposium, Glendon College.

 

"Embroidery as Participation? Women in the Calakmul Model Forest, Campeche, Mexico," Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme. Special Issue on Women and Sustainability: From Rio de Janeiro (1992) to Johannesburg (2002) 23(1), 2003.  pp. 159-167.   

 

Special Activities:

  • Ceremonía, celebración, y cambio.  Text for photographic exhibition at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.  November 4-December 4, 2004.  Exhibition funded by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Embassy of Canada in Mexico, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, and University of Calgary International Project Grants Committee

 

Work in Progress:  

  • Daniel Martínez and Julia E. Murphy. Café Justicia/Coffee Justice?: The Comité Campesino del Altiplano, Fair Trade Coffee, and Guatemala-Canada Solidarity.  

 

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MURRAY, David A. B.

last update 05/12

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Associate Fellow, CERLAC

  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, York University 

Contact:  

Department of Anthropology, 312 Founders
York University 4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON  Canada M3J 1P3

Phone:  (416)736-2100 x 40104 
Fax: (416) 650-3900
Email: damurray@yorku.ca
Website: http://www.arts.yorku.ca/anth/damurray/cv.html

 

Research Interests:

Cultural Anthropology: gender and sexuality specializing in masculinity and homosexuality; theories of culture and identity; nationalism and cultural politics; spectacle and performance; media studies, sexual refugees

Ethnographic Areas: Martinique/Barbados/Caribbean; New Zealand; queer communities/transnational networks

 

Recent Publications

2012. Flaming Souls: Homosexuality, Homophobia and Social Change in Barbados University of Toronto Press.

2010. "Digisex: Cell-phones, Barbadian Queens and Circuits of Desire in the Gay Caribbean" Anthropologica 52(1):103-112

2009 Homophobias: Lust and Loathing Across Time and Space. (Editor.) Duke University Press.

"Bajan Queens, Nebulous Dreams: Sexual Diversity in Barbados" Caribbean Review of Gender Studies. Issue #3 (http://sta.uwi.edu/crgs/)

2009 "Homosexuality, Society and the State: An Ethnography of Sublime Resistance in Martinique" in Perspectives on the Caribbean: A Reader in Culture, History, and Representation. Philip Sher, editor. Blackwell Publishing.

2009 "Positively Limited: Gender, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS Discourses in Barbados” in From Risk to Management: HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, Christine Barrow and Robert Carr, editors. Ian Randle Publishers.

2009 "Homo hauntings: Spectral Sexuality and the Good Citizen in Barbadian Media" in Homophobias: Lust and Loathing Across Time and Space. Duke University Press.

Work in Progress:

2011-14: SSHRC Standard Grant: Under the Rainbow: Sexual Refugees, Homonationalism and the Transformation of Sexual Cultures in Canada

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NEF, Jorge
last update 07/09

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • University Professor Emeritus, and College Professor Emeritus, University of Guelph
  • CERLAC Fellow  

Contact:  

704-2067 Lakeshore Boulevard West Toronto, Ontario M8V 4B8

Phone: 416-259-5283
Email: nef.jorge@gmail.com

Research Interests

Human Security, Comparative Politics and Public Policies (emphasis on Latin America), International Development, Comparative Public Administration, International Relations, Methodology.

 

Special activities

  • V Barcelona Festival of Art Songs, world Premiere of “Canciones de lluvia”, put to music by composer Jose Lezcano (Barcelona, July 2nd-11th 2009)
  • 2003-2008: Director and Professor, Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean (ISLAC)
  • President of the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (2007-2008)
  • Merit Award: University Teaching and Research, in recognition for a distinguished career as an educator. Hispanic-Canadian Teachers’ Association, February 10th, 2007. 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization:

Southern Cone

Recent Publications

"Structures of Public Administration in Latin America" in Guy Peters and Jon Pierre (Eds.) the Handbook of Public Administration 2nd ed., (London: Sage, 2012).

“Globalization, Insecurity and Democracy in the Americas” in Jan Black (ed.), Latin America. Its Problems and its Promise. A Multidisciplinary Introduction, Fifth Edition, (Boulder: Westview, 2009).

“Latin America and the New Pax Americana,” co-authored with Alejandra Roncallo, in Gordana Yovanovich and Amy Houras (Eds.), Latin American Identity After 1980, (Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfred Laurier Press, 2009).

The Democratic Challenge. Rethinking Democracy and Democratization, with Bernd Reiter (Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009)

Capital, Power and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean, Revised Second Edition (Co-editor, R. L. Harris) (Boulder, Col.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008).

“Environmental Policies and Politics in Chile Revisited: The Limits of Reformism” in Jordi Díez and O.P. Dwivedi (editors). Global Environmental Challenges: Perspectives from the South. (Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2008) pp. 247-274.

“Chapter 5. Insecurity, Development and Democracy: A Pan American Perspective” in Richard L. Harris and Jorge Nef (eds.), op. cit. pp. 118-152.

“Chapter 11. Globalization and Regionalization in the Americas” by Richard L. Harris, and Jorge Nef, op. cit. pp. 273-320.

“Human Security and Insecurity: A Perspective from the Other America,” in Giorgio Shani, Makoto Sato, and Mustapha Kamal Pasha (Eds.) Protecting Human Security in a Post 9/11 World: Critical and Global Insights (Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave/Macmillan 2007), pp. 251-271.

Inter American Relations in an Era of Globalization: Beyond Unilateralism? Revised Edition (Jorge Nef and Harry E. Vanden, Editors) (Whitby, Ont.: de Sitter, 2007)

Managing Development in a Global Context, with O.P. Dwivedi and Renu Kahtor (London: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2007)

Work In Progress:

  • The socio-economic correlates of government corruption.
  • Research on the historical and structural roots of the Argentinean crisis of December 2001, as part of a larger project on The Politics of Insecurity in Latin America.  
  • A quantitative and qualitative analysis of health security and health policy in the Americas. 
  • Public sector reform in Latin America.

 

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NORTH, Liisa L.  

last update 07/09

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Political Science, York University
  • CERLAC Fellow  

 

Contact:  


819 York Research Tower
4700 Keele Street
York University

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Phone: (416) 736.2100 ext. 66936
Email: lnorth@yorku.ca

 

Research Interests:

NGOs, states and rural development initiatives; civil-military relations and political power structures; the operations of Canadian mining corporations in Latin America

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Andean region of South America

 

Special activities

  • Associate Producer: "Under Rich Earth / Bajo Suelos Ricos", a documentary film about conflict between a Canadian mining company and local farming communities in the Intag Valley, in Cotacachi, Ecuador
  • Research and teaching at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, FLACSO-Ecuador, in Quito, Ecuador
  • Pio Jaramillo Prize for contribution to scholarship, from FLACSO-Ecuador, CONESUP and UNESCO (2005)
  • CERLAC Executive

 

Recent Publications

 

(Co-editor) "Rethinking Extractive Industries: Regulation, Dispossession and Emerging Claims". Canadian Journal of Development Studies Revue canadienne d’études du développement XXX (1–2) 2010.

 

'Vamos dando la vuelta' Iniciativas endogenas de desarollo local en la Sierra ecuatoriana. With Luciano Martinez Valle. FLACSO Sede Ecuador (Quito), 2009.

 

Co-Editor with John Cameron and Author of 3 chapters in Desarrollo Rural y Neoliberalismo: Ecuador desde una perspectiva comparada (Quito: Corporación Editora Nacional, forthcoming 2008). Translated and updated version of Rural Progress, Rural Decay: Neoliberal adjustment policies and local initiatives (Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2003).

 

Co-editor with Luciano Martínez of special issue on "El mundo rural en los Andes" of Iconos, 29, (FLASCO-Ecuador, September 2007).

 

Co-editor (with Timothy David Clark and Viviana Patroni) and co-author of Introduction with T.D. Clark), Community Rights and Corporate Responsibility: Canadian Mining and OIL Companies in Latin America. Toronto: Between the Lines, 2006, pp. 253.

 

"Militares y Estado en Ecuador: construcción militar y desmantelamiento civil?" Iconos, FLACSO-Ecuador 26, (septiembre 2006): 85-95.

 

 Work In Progress:

  • In general, the politics and implications for regional and urban/rural disparities and for democratization of neoliberal structural adjustment programs (SAPs) in the Andean and Central America regions. 

  • Current projects: Impacts of neoliberal structural adjustment policies on community-based economic enterprises and local development possibilities; continuing work on the Ecuadorean highlands in comparative perspective.

  • Conflicts between local communities and Canadian mining companies in Latin America. 

 

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O'DONNELL, Rachel T. 

last update 11/09

 

Institutional affiliation:  

PhD Candidate in Political Science, York University

CERLAC Research Associate

 

Contact:  

Email: rachelo@yorku.ca

 

Research Interests:

 

Colonialism, advanced capitalism, gender and knowledge production, botanical exchange in Latin America.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

 

Central America

 

Special activities:

 

University of Toronto Working Group “Science and Culture” funded by the Jackman Humanities Institute.

 

Visiting Researcher, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Rochester.

 

 Recent Publications:

“‘We Were Different Then’: Indigenous Women in Rural Guatemala and the ‘War-Widow’ Category.” Canadian Woman Studies Special Issue: Women in Latin America. Vol. 27, No. 1, Winter/Spring 2008.

 

“Shawn William Miller, An Environmental History of Latin America.” Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CJLACS) Special Issue: The Nation in Question in the Literatures, Cinema, and Art of Latin America and the Caribbean. Vol. 33, No. 66, 2008.

Work In Progress:

 

“Colonial Plants and Contemporary Bioprospecting in the Americas”

 

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PATRONI, Viviana

last update 09/11

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Associate Professor, Division of Social Science, York  
  • CERLAC Fellow

Contact:  

York Lanes 240C
York University 
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M3J 1P3   

Tel: (416) 736-2100 ext. 20227
Fax: (416) 736-5737
Email: vpatroni@yorku.ca

 

Research Interests

My work has focused on issues related to the political economy of development in Latin America, with a special focus on Mexico and Argentina. My most recent publications deal with the politics of labour market reform and workers’ responses to it in Argentina.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Latin America; Argentina, Mexico.

 

Special Activities:  

  • Book Review Editor, Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Coordinator, International Development Studies program, York University

Recent Publications

 

"Crisis, Change, and the Working Class in Argentina" (with Ruth Felder), in Yasin Kaya and Baris Karaagac (eds) Capital and Labour in Contemporary Capitalism (Forthcoming)

"Turbulent times: structural reforms, crisis and labour policy in Argentina (1990s-2000s)" (with Ruth Felder), in Jordi Diez and Susan Franceschet (eds) Comparative Public Policy in Latin America (University of Toronto Press, forthcoming).

"Austerity and its Aftermath: Neoliberalism and Labour in Argentina," (with Ruth Felder) Journal of Socialist Studies, Vol 7, No. 1 (2011): 259-281.

"Argentina: Populism, Clientelism and Labour," in K. Isbester The Paradox of Democracy in Latin America: Ten Country Studies of Division and Resilience (University of Toronto Press, 2010).

Guest co-editor (with Ana Isla, Romina Maggi and Sheila Molloy), special issue on Latin American Women, Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme, Vol 27, No. 1 (2009).

“Economic Restructuring, Neoliberal Reforms, and the Working Class in Latin America,” in Richard Harris and Jorge Neff (eds) Capital, Power and Inequality in Latin America (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008).

“After the Collapse: Workers and Social Conflict in Argentina,” in Marcus Taylor (ed) Global Economy Contested: Power and conflict across theinternational division of labour (London and New York: Routledge, 2008).

Co-Editor (With Liisa North and Tim Clark) Community Rights and Corporate Responsibility: Canadian Mining and Oil Companies in Latin America. (Toronto: Between The Lines, forthcoming 2006).

 

Work in Progress:

Collaborative research initiative: Poverty, Inequality and Economic Insecurity in Latin America: Deciphering the Political Economy of Precarious Employment

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PAYNE, William

last update 01/13

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Critical Human Geography, York University
  • CERLAC Research Associate
  • Nathanson Graduate Fellow

Contact:  

Email: wpayne@yorku.ca

 

Research Interests

Human rights violations of sexual minorities in contexts marked by armed conflict, widespread violence and impunity.

Working dissertation title: Death and Resistance: Queerness in the face of violence and impunity in Guerrero, Mexico

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Latin America, Colombia, Mexico

 

Recent Publications

"Paisaje de terror: Violencia homofóbica y los grupos armados al margen de la ley en Colombia," chapter in Ciclo Rosa Diez Años: Creando espacio para la diversidad sexual y de género (working title), edited by José Fernando Serrano, Carmelita Millán de Brenavides, Hernando Muñoz, Universidad Javeriana Press (forthcoming ‐ accepted for publication).

Ravecca, Paulo and William Payne (2011) "Trade and Investment-­‐Induced Population Displacement in Latin America – Workshop Report", CERLAC Colloquia Paper Series.

 

Presentations:

Feb 2012: "Death-­‐squads contemplating queers as citizens: What Colombian paramilitaries are saying"; Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting (New York City), Session: Sexual Citizens, Nations and States: Spaces of Affect, Identity and Norm

Nov 2011: "Violence and Forced Migration in Latin America: The Causes of Forced Displacement from a Migration Systems Perspective" (Co­‐presenter with Dr. Alan Simmons); International Workshop: Trade and Investment‐Induced Population Displacement in Latin America (Centre for Refugee Studies and Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean, York University).

July 2011: "Creating queer neighbourhoods: competing visions" (Co-­‐presenter with Dr. Alison Bain); International RC21 Conference 2011 ‐ The Struggle to Belong: Dealing with Diversity in 21st Century Urban Settings (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) Session 11: Does sexual diversity divide?

Juily 2011: "Performing research across borders: Reflections of a middle-­‐aged fag from the global north"; LGBT/Queer Studies: Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships (Syracuse University‐ conference held in Madrid, Spain).

Special Activities:

2011‐present: Peace Brigades International, Project Committee Member – Mexico Project

Honours and Awards:

• Nathanson Graduate Fellow 2012-2013

• Doctoral Fellowship ‐ Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), 2012‐2014

• Glen Frankfurter Award, Department of Geography, York University

• Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2011‐2012

• Graduate Student Affinity Group Research Award (Association of American Geographers)– 'Honourable Mention'

• Sexuality and Space Student Paper Competition (Association of American Geographers) ‐ First Prize

• York Graduate Scholarship, 2010‐2012

• Rotary World Peace Fellowship, 2004‐2006

• S. Hunter Henry Memorial Fellowship, 2003‐2004

 

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PEAKE, Linda

last update 04/12

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • Professor, Division of Social Science and School of Women's Studies, York University  
  • CERLAC Associate Fellow

Contact:  

Division of Social Science Ross S771
York University 700 Keele Street Toronto, Ontario Canada M3J 1P3  

Tel: 416 736 2100   ext. 33759
Fax :416 736 5615
Email: lpeake@yorku.ca

Website: http://www.arts.yorku.ca/sosc/lpeake

 

Special activities

  • Member of Red Thread, Guyana
  • Editorial Board, The Canadian Geographer.
  • Managing Editor, Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Social and Cultural Geography.

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Guyana.

 

Recent Publications

(forthcoming) Peake, L and Rieker, M (eds) Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban London: Routledge

"In, out and unspeakably about; taking social geography beyond an Anglo-American positionality" Social and Cultural Geography 12 (7): 757-773 (2011).

"Feminist academic and activist praxis in service of the transnational" in Nagar, R., Swarr, A. (eds.) Critical Transnational Feminist Praxis (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press), pp.105-123, 2010

and Mullings, B., Warner, M. 'Fear and Loathing in Haiti: Race and the Politics of Humanitarian Dispossession'. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 9 (3): 282 – 300, 2010. (refereed)

"In rememberance of J.K. Gibson-Graham " Gender, Place and Culture 17 (4): 417-418, 2010

"Feminist and quantitative? Measuring the extent of domestic violence in Georgetown, Guyana." Treballs de la Societat Catalana de Geografia . 66, pp. 133-148, 2010

“Editorial:moving on up.” Gender, Place and Culture: A journal of feminist geography 15 (1):1-5, 2008.

and de Souza, K. “Feminist academic and activist praxis in service of the transnational” in Nagar, R., Swarr, A. (eds.) Critical Transnational Feminist Praxis  (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press), pp.105-123, 2010.

Bouchard, D., Chatterjee, P., Desai, J., de Souza, K., Detournay, D., Nagar, R., Peake, L., Silvey, R., Lock Swarr, S., and Wilcox, N. 2010

“Continuing Conversations” in Nagar, R., Swarr, A. (eds.)  Critical Transnational Feminist Praxis  (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press), pp.206- 218.

and de Souza, K. “Red Thread: a case study in transnational feminist praxis” In Towards a Transnational Feminist Praxis, edited by Nagar, R., Swarr, A. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.

“Gender, Race and Sexuality” In The Handbook of Social Geography, edited by Smith, S., Pain, R., Marston, S., and Jones III, J. P. London: Sage, 2008.

“Whiteness.” In The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, edited by Kitchin, R., and Thrift, N. London: Elsevier, 2008.

“Gender in the City.” In The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, edited by Kitchin, R., and Thrift, N. London: Elsevier, 2008.

 

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PERKINS, Ellie

last update 04/12

 

Institutional affiliation:  

  • CERLAC Associate Fellow
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

Contact:
HNES 246 York University, 4700 Keele Street Toronto, Ontario Canada M3J 1P3
Tel. (416)736-2100 x 22632
Email: esperk@yorku.ca

 

Research interests:  

Feminist ecological economics; Environmental valuation; Public participation and community development; trade and environment; international metals markets and trade; Mining and environment and community development; Ecological economics and policy; Ecological economics pedagogy.

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Brazil; Mozambique.

 

Special Activities:

Organizer of the York/CERLAC Brazilian Studies Seminar.  For more information please see www.yorku.ca/cerlac/brazil_study_group.htm.

Canadian Project Director of the Sister Watersheds Project.  For more information please see www.baciasirmas.org.br   and   www.yorku.ca/fes/fesnews/sisterswatershed.asp.

York University contact person for the Canada - Brazil Chair.

Member of the ecofeminist editorial group of the journal Capitalism Nature Socialism.

2011 SSHRC grant: "Community-based environmental education and mobilization in marginalized urban communities for equitable watershed governance."

 

Recent Publications:

"Climate justice partnership linking universities and community organizations in Toronto, Durban, Maputo, and Nairobi," co-authored with Ana Louise Tavares Leary, in book on Sustainable Development at Universities: New Horizons, edited by Walter Leal (Frankfurt: Peter Lang Scientific Publishers, 2012)

"International synergies to address climate change: participatory community organizing in Toronto and the Baixada Fluminense, Brazil," co-authored with Ana Louise Tavares Leary, in The Global Studies Journal, vol. 4, 2012.

"Women and water management in times of climate change," co-authored with Patricia Figueiredo, in the Journal of Cleaner Production special issue on Women, Water, Waste, Wisdom, and Wealth, accepted February 18, 2012.

"Public participation in watershed management: international practices for inclusiveness." Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 2010.

"Pedagogies of resistance: community-based education for women's participation in watershed management in São Paulo, Brazil. Canadian Woman Studies, special issue on Women in Latin America, vol. 27, no. 1, 2009.

"Etica, Genero e Classe Social na Politíca Participativa de Agua." With Andrea Moraes. In Gislene Aparecida dos Santos (ed.), Etica, Pesquisa e Políticas Publicas. São Paulo: Editora Rubio, 2009.

"Deliberative Water Management: Women's Experience in Brazil." With Andrea Moraes. In A. Salleh (ed.), Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice. London/Melbourne: Pluto Press/Spinifex Press, 2009. 

 

Work in Progress:  

Ongoing research on climate justice; feminist ecological economics; alternative economic valuation processes; public participation in watershed management; equity in environmental and political-economic decisionmaking.

Collaborative projects underway with African and Brazilian partners in Nairobi, Maputo, Durban, and São Paulo and community partners in Toronto on climate justice and equitable public participation in water governance.

Edited book manuscript in preparation, with Climate Change Adaptation in Africa project partners, on Water and Climate Change in Three African Cities: Challenges and Community Initiatives in Durban, Maputo and Nairobi.

Book manuscript in preparation, co-authored with Ligia Helena Hahn Lüchmann of the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, provisionally entitled Participatory democracy in Brazil: the genesis and global implications of emergent models of participation.

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PHILLIPS, Lynne

last update 09/11

 

Institutional affiliation:  

Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Windsor

CERLAC Associate Fellow  

Contact:  

Department of Sociology & Anthropology

University of Windsor 

Windsor, Ontario

Canada N9B 3P4  

Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 2192

Email: lynnep@uwindsor.ca

 

Research Interests

Globalization and development, feminism, international organizations, health, food studies

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Andes, Southern Cone

Recent Publications

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Encyclopedia of Global Studies. M. Juergensmeyer and H. Anheier, eds. Sage Publications (2011).

Genders, Spaces, Places. International Studies Encyclopedia, Robert Denemark, ed., West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell press, pp. 2773-2790 (2010).

Ilcan, S. and L. Phillips. "Developmentalities and Calculative Practices: The Millennium Development Goals" Antipode, 42(4), in press Phillips, L. 2009.

Genders, Spaces, Places. International Studies Encyclopedia, R. Denemark, ed. Oxford: Blackwell, in press.

Phillips, L. and S. Cole. 2009. "Feminist Flows, Feminist Fault Lines: Women's Machineries and Women's Movements in Latin America" Signs, 35(1), 35(1), in press.

Phillips, L. and S. Cole. 2008. "Governing through Accountability: Gender Equality and the UN" Atlantis, 33(1): 25-36.

Ilcan, S. and L. Phillips. 2008. "Governing through Global Networks: Knowledge Mobilities and Participatory Development" Current Sociology, 56(5): 711-734

Cole, S, and L. Phillips. 2008. "The Violence against Women Campaigns in Latin America: New Feminist Alliances" Feminist Criminology. 3(2): 145-168.

Phillips, L. and Ilcan, S. “Responsible Expertise: Governing the Uncertain Subjects of Biotechnology” Critique of Anthropology 27(1) (2007): 103-126.

Phillips, L.“Food and Globalization” Annual Review of Anthropology 35 (2006): 37-57.

Ilcan, S and L. Phillips. “Governing Peace: Rationalities of Security and UNESCO’s Culture of Peace Campaign” Anthropologica 48 (2006): 59-71.

Work in Progress:  

Feminism's Publics: Why the Private Matters (working title, with S. Cole).

 

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PLAZA, Dwaine 

last update 05/12

 

Institutional affiliation:  

Professor, School of Public Policy, Oregon State University  

CERLAC Associate Fellow  

Contact:  

Oregon State University Department of Sociology 307 Fairbanks Hall Corvalis, Oregon 

U.S.A. 97331  

Phone: (541) 737-5369

Fax: (541) 737-5372

Email: dplaza@orst.edu

 

Research Interests

Caribbean international migration; Race and ethnic relations

 

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization

Commonwealth Caribbean Countries.

 

Recent Publications:

2010 Plaza, Dwaine "A Content Analysis of Web Pages Constructed by Second-Generation Caribbeans in Andoni alonso & Pedro Oiazabal (ed) Reading Digital Diasporas: Spaces of Identity, Politics and Technology, Nevada: University of Nevada Press

2009 Plaza, Dwaine & Frances Henry "Transnational Return Migration to the English- Speaking Caribbean" in Elizabeth-Thomas-Hope (ed) Freedom and Constraint in Caribbean Migration and Diaspora, Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, pp. 157-180.

2009 Plaza, Dwaine "Transnational Identity Maintenance via the Internet A Content Analysis of the Websites Constructed by Second Generation Caribbean-Origin Students in Post–Secondary Institutions" Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge, Volume: 7, Fall 2009, pp. 37-52.

2009 Wahab, Amar & Dwaine Plaza "Queerness in the Transnational Caribbean-Canadian Diaspora" Caribbean Review of Gender Studies Vol 3 Fall 2001 pp 1-39 http://sta.uwi.edu/crgs/november2009/index.asp

2008 Plaza, Dwaine "Transnational Return Migration to the English Speaking Caribbean." Revue Europeenne des Migrations Internationales. Vol, 24No 1. pp. 115-137

2007 Plaza, Dwaine "An Examination of Transnational Remittance Practices of Jamaican Canadian Families." Global Development Studies, Vol. 4, No. 3-4, pp. 217-250.

2007 Gonzales-Berry, Erlinda, Marcella, Mendoza & Dwaine Plaza "Segmented Assimilation of One-and-a Half Generation Mexican Youth in Oregon" Latino(a) Research Review. Vol. 6 No. 1-2 pp. 94-118.

2007 Plaza, Dwaine "Migration Caribbeene et Integration au Canada: a la poursuite du reve d'ascension Sociale (1900-1998)." Terres D'Amerique, Vol 6, pp. 141-157.

2006 Plaza, Dwaine. "The Construction of a Segmented Hybrid Identity Among One and a Half and Second Generation Indo- and African- Caribbean Canadians." Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research. Vol. 6 (3) 207-230.  

 

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