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War Crimes and Refugee Status Research Workshop

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James C. Simeon

Michele Millard

Coordinator, Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, Canada
Project Coordinator of the Refugee Research Network


Michele Millard is currently the Coordinator of the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University and Project Coordinator of the Refugee Research Network, a major SSHRC-funded project. She is also a former Executive Board member of the Canadian Council for Refugees and is currently the President of the Board of Sojourn House, a refugee shelter in Toronto, where she is involved in developing an innovative transitional housing program for refugees. Prior to her position at the Centre for Refugee Studies, she was the Volunteer Coordinator at the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture where she delivered many workshops to front line service providers on the effects of torture and trauma. She also coordinated the ESL program at Camp Borden, Ontario Canada, during the Kosovar airlift, overseeing an intensive ESL program with over 200 clients.