Dr. Tanya Basok
Professor and Undergraduate Chair & Environmental Sustainability Advocate
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
161-1 Chrysler Hall South
Tel. 519 253 3000 ext. 3498
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A. (1981, York, Social Anthropology),
M.A. (1983, York, Social Anthropology),
Ph.D (1988, York, Sociology)
My research focuses on migration and migrant rights. I have conducted research on:
- violations of human rights in Central America
- refugee movements
- refugee settlement in Central American countries
- Canadian refugee policy and its application
- professional certification of former Soviet Jewish physicians in Canada
- anti-Semitism and nationalism in the former Soviet Union
- volunteer retention in community agencies concerned with Social Justice
- Mexican migrant workers in Canada
- organized labour’s and grassroots advocacy for migrant rights in Canada and the U.S.
- the rights of female migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean
- Central American migrants in Mexico
More recently, I have been conducting research on Community Gardens as places of belonging for Canadian immigrants, volunteering among International Students, and Status Regularization Programs for Irregular Migrants in South America and Mexico.
I teach courses in the area of Migration, Social Justice, and Food and Global Sustainability.