Refugees & Migration Roundtable with Megan Bradley, Patti Lenard, & Sara Pavan
DateFriday November 17, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LocationMackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D214
“Seeking Moral Authority in Humanitarian Responses to Forced Migration” - Megan Bradley
Megan Bradley is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies at McGill University in Montreal. Her research and teaching focuses on refugees, human rights, humanitarianism, and gender and international relations. She is the author of Refugee Repatriation: Justice, Responsibility and Redress (Cambridge University Press, 2013), and the editor of Forced Migration, Reconciliation and Justice (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015).
“Prioritizing Some Over Others: The Morality of Refugee Admission Criteria”- Patti Lenard
Patti Tamara Lenard is Associate Professor of Ethics in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. She is the author of Trust, Democracy and Multicultural Challenges (Penn State, 2012). Her current research focuses on the moral questions raised by migration across borders in an era of terrorism, as well as on multiculturalism, trust and social cohesion, and democratic theory more generally.
“Who Do You Know and Why Does It Matter? Social Connections and Migrant Integration” - Sarah Pavan
Sara Pavan is a Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Pavan’s research interests include immigrants’ political integration, immigrants’ personal networks and ethnic organizations, multiculturalism and immigrant integration policies. Her current work draws on an original data set she built from face-to-face interviews with immigrants from India and El Salvador in the Greater Toronto Area and in the Silicon Valley.