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Wenona Giles

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Department of Anthropology

Professor Emerita
FRSC

Office: Kaneff Tower, 851
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 66340
Email: wgiles@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://www.yorku.ca/wgiles


Wenona Giles retired from York University in October 2018. She is Professor Emerita and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She continues to publish in the areas of gender, migration, forced migration, refugee issues, protracted refugee situations, ethnicity, nationalism, work, globalization, war and education. www.yorku.ca/wgiles

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She currently co-leads the GAC funded aspects of the Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) project.

See: http://crs.yorku.ca/bher-group

and project video on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=3q4blUAmTC0

She has carried out research on long-term refugee situations for almost a decade

See: www.atkinson.yorku.ca/~gprs/HTML/agprs.html.

As well, she is a co-investigator of the international SSHRC Cluster Grant: A Canadian Refugee Research Network: Globalizing Knowledge

see: http://www.refugeeresearch.net/.

Giles co-led the international Women in Conflict Zones Research Network with Maja Korac in the mid 1990s to the early 2000s and the project “A Comparative Study of the Issues Faced by Women as a Result of Armed Conflict: Sri Lanka and the Post-Yugoslav States”.

Degrees

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Toronto
M.A. Anthropology, University of Toronto
Education degree, British Columbia
BA. Liberal Arts (English and French Literature), University of Santa Clara
Diplôme de Langue et des Lettres Françaises, Université d'Aix-Marseille

Research Interests

Anthropology , Gender Issues, Migration and Forced Migration; the Gender Relations Economic and Political Migration, Access to Higher Education for Marginalized Populations, Gender and Militarization; Ethnicity, Nationalism and Gender, Women and Development, gender, forced migration, refugee issues, education


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2020 GS/DVST5123 3.0 M Forced Migration and Refugee Issues SEMR


Wenona Giles retired from York University in October 2018. She is Professor Emerita and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She continues to publish in the areas of gender, migration, forced migration, refugee issues, protracted refugee situations, ethnicity, nationalism, work, globalization, war and education. www.yorku.ca/wgiles

She currently co-leads the GAC funded aspects of the Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) project.

See: http://crs.yorku.ca/bher-group

and project video on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=3q4blUAmTC0

She has carried out research on long-term refugee situations for almost a decade

See: www.atkinson.yorku.ca/~gprs/HTML/agprs.html.

As well, she is a co-investigator of the international SSHRC Cluster Grant: A Canadian Refugee Research Network: Globalizing Knowledge

see: http://www.refugeeresearch.net/.

Giles co-led the international Women in Conflict Zones Research Network with Maja Korac in the mid 1990s to the early 2000s and the project “A Comparative Study of the Issues Faced by Women as a Result of Armed Conflict: Sri Lanka and the Post-Yugoslav States”.

Degrees

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Toronto
M.A. Anthropology, University of Toronto
Education degree, British Columbia
BA. Liberal Arts (English and French Literature), University of Santa Clara
Diplôme de Langue et des Lettres Françaises, Université d'Aix-Marseille

Research Interests

Anthropology , Gender Issues, Migration and Forced Migration; the Gender Relations Economic and Political Migration, Access to Higher Education for Marginalized Populations, Gender and Militarization; Ethnicity, Nationalism and Gender, Women and Development, gender, forced migration, refugee issues, education



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2020 GS/DVST5123 3.0 M Forced Migration and Refugee Issues SEMR