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Labour, Movement and Mobility

Koustab Majumdar

Koustab Majumdar

Koustab Majumdar, MPhil, PhD, teaches Rural and Tribal Development at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute's (RKMVERI) Ranchi campus in India. He was a Visiting Scholar (Post-Doc) at the International Center for Cultural Studies (ICSS), National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) in Taiwan. Dr. Majumdar received the Taiwan Fellowship (2023) from the Ministry […]

Sabina Maharjan

Sabina Maharjan

Dr. Sabina Maharjan is a dedicated researcher and advocate focused on understanding and addressing the multifaceted challenges confronting immigrants, particularly those originating from less developed regions. Holding a Ph.D. in Management with a specialization in Human Resource Management from Singhania University, Sabina's academic journey has equipped her with a deep understanding of immigrant integration and […]

Nasra Smith

Nasra Smith

Nasra Smith is a PhD Candidate at the Department of English at York University. She also earned her Masters of English and Masters of Education at York University. Her dissertation focuses on coastal Eastern African literary cultures in the Indian Ocean. Her research interests are East African literature, Indian Ocean studies, comparative antiquities, postcolonial theory, […]

Patrick Chukwudike Okpalaeke

Patrick Chukwudike Okpalaeke

Patrick Chukwudike Okpalaeke is a PhD student in the Department of History. He holds a BA in History and International Studies and an MA in Social and Political History both from the University of Uyo, Nigeria. He is interested in African history, environmental history, history of health and medicine, and mining history during the twentieth […]

Gemechu Abeshu

Gemechu Abeshu

Dr. Gemechu Abeshu is a refugee and forced migration researcher currently employed as a postdoctoral fellow at York University. He is presently a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellow seated in the Department of Sociology at York University. He earned his Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from Bayreuth University (Germany) and an M.A. […]

Valerie Lankai Lawson

Valerie Lankai Lawson

Valerie Lankai Lawson is an international student from Ghana who is enrolled in the Master of Arts in Development Studies program. Her research interest lies in healthcare where she aims to examine equity in healthcare access in Africa through the National Health Insurance Scheme, using Ghana as a case study. Through this research, she hopes […]

Fatoumata Kane

Fatoumata Kane

Hello, I'm Fatoumata Kane, a passionate and driven Senegalese-Canadian currently pursuing a master's degree in Development Studies. I am dedicated to making a positive impact in the world through my work and personal endeavours. Professionally, I am honoured to be a part of the UNICEF Canada team, where I contribute to meaningful projects aimed at […]

Cherie Daniel

Cherie Daniel

Cherie has a BA in English and Legal Studies (Carleton). She was called to the Bar in 2005 and has appeared at all levels of Court in Ontario. Currently a Ph.D. Candidate at The University of Toronto at OISE in Social Justice Education with a collaborative focus in Women and Gender studies. Cherie’s research focuses […]

Rachel Aarons

Rachel Aarons

Rachel (she/her/hers) is a writer, educator and DEI enthusiast who majored in marketing and finance at York University’s Schulich School of Business. Her experiences at business school, working as a marketing and finance research assistant, and while competing internationally on Schulich’s Case Competition Team have inspired her to adopt a practical, business- and solution-oriented approach […]

Rajendra Baikady

Rajendra Baikady

Rajendra Baikady, Ph.D.FRSA is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work, at the Central University of Kerala, India, and a Senior Research Associate at the Department of Social Work and Community Development, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He was a Special Post-Doctoral Fellow & Assistant Lecturer at the Department of […]