Event Title

Precarity and Enforcement: Exploring the Migration, Protection, Security Nexus

Panel Topic

Precarious Migration: Policy Considerations and Outcomes for Refugees, Temporary Foreign Workers, and the Undocumented

Start Date

29-4-2011 1:30 PM

End Date

29-4-2011 3:30 PM

Description

Bio:

Alison Mountz is Associate Professor of Geography at Syracuse University and was the 2009-2010 Mackenzie King Research Fellow at Harvard University. Her work engages transnational migration, border enforcement, asylum, and detention. Her book, Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border (University of Minnesota Press), explores encounters between authorities and undocumented migrants in Canada and the United States and was awarded the 2011 Meridian Book Prize from the Association of American Geographers. Her current research examines island detention centers off the shores of North America, Europe, and Australia, and is funded by a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Precarity and Enforcement: Exploring the Migration, Protection, Security Nexus

Precarious Migration: Policy Considerations and Outcomes for Refugees, Temporary Foreign Workers, and the Undocumented

Bio:

Alison Mountz is Associate Professor of Geography at Syracuse University and was the 2009-2010 Mackenzie King Research Fellow at Harvard University. Her work engages transnational migration, border enforcement, asylum, and detention. Her book, Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border (University of Minnesota Press), explores encounters between authorities and undocumented migrants in Canada and the United States and was awarded the 2011 Meridian Book Prize from the Association of American Geographers. Her current research examines island detention centers off the shores of North America, Europe, and Australia, and is funded by a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation.