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Yvonne Su

Yvonne Su

Faculty Fellow, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

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Dr. Yvonne Su is an assistant professor in the Department of Equity Studies at York University. She is a specialist on forced migration, queer migration, climate change-induced displacement, humanitarian assistance, and post-disaster recovery. She holds a PhD in political science and international development from the University of Guelph and a Master's degree in refugee and forced migration studies from the University of Oxford. Dr. Su’s research is supported by four SSHRC grants that examine Brazil and Colombia’s response to Venezuelan LGBTQI+ asylum seekers, the impact of COVID-19 on Venezuelan LGBTQI+ asylum seekers in Brazil, and tje impact of COVID-19 on disaster-affected households in resettlement areas in Tacloban City, Philippines.

Research keywords:

Forced displacement; humanitarian assistance; queer migration; international development; humanitarian emergencies


Global Health & Humanitarianism




Migrant Buses, Trochas, and the Darién Gap: The Venezuelan Refugee Crisis, with Yvonne Su and Gerson Scheidweiler

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