Wenona Giles

Department of Anthropology

Professor

Office: Kaneff Tower, 851
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 66340
Emailwgiles@yorku.ca
Primary websitewww.yorku.ca/wgiles

Wenona Giles teaches and publishes 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 project Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER).

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”.

Area of Specialization

gender, forced migration, refugee issues

Degrees

Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Toronto
M.A. Anthropology, University of Toronto
Education degree, British Columbia
BA.. 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, Gender and Militarization; Ethnicity, Nationalism and Gender, Women and Development.


Wenona Giles teaches and publishes 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 project Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER).

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”.

Area of Specialization

gender, forced migration, refugee issues

Degrees

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

Research Interests:

Anthropology , Gender Issues , Immigration , Migration and Forced Migration; the Gender Relations Economic and Political Migration, Gender and Militarization; Ethnicity, Nationalism and Gender, Women and Development.