Faculty - Professor Emeriti
Alan Simmons (Ph.D., Cornell) has published extensively on issues of Canadian immigration and refugee policy, international migration, and social-political transformation in Central America. He is a past Director of CERLAC, the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (York University). He is also a former Programme Director at the International Development Research Centre in Ottawa. Prof. Simmons is currently a member of the editorial board of several journals, including International Migration Review, Canadian Population Studies, and the Cahiers Québecois de Démographie.
Simmons, Alan and Liisa North. 1999. Journeys of Fear: Guatemalan Refugee Return and National Transformation. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press.
Simmons, Alan. "Immigration Policy: Imagined Futures." Pp. 21-50 in Immigrant Canada: Demographic, Economic and Social Challenges, edited by Shiva Halli and Leo Driedger. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Simmons, Alan. 1999. "Economic Integration and Designer Immigrants: Canadian Policy in the 1990s." In Free Markets, Open Societies, Closed Borders? Trends in International Migration and Immigration Policy in the Americas, edited by Max Castro. Miami, Florida: North-South Press.
Simmons, Alan and Dwaine Plaza. 1998. "Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: The Pursuit of University Training Among African-Caribbean Migrants and Their Children in Toronto." Canadian Ethnic Studies 30(3): 99-120.
Simmons, Alan. 1998. "International Migration in the Context of NAFTA." Labour, Capital and Society Fall.