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Virginia Aksan

Professor Emeritus | Department of History

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Ellen Amster

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Department of Religious Studies | Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine

Associate Members
Department of Anthropology

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Gender Global Health Globalization Health and Health Care Health and Well Being Race and Ethnicity Race and Gender Race and Racism Religion and Culture Religion and the Social Sciences Religious Studies Sexuality and Family Traditional Medicine Practices Western Field

Ellen Badone

Professor, Religious Studies | Chair of Graduate Affairs, Religious Studies

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

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Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Anthropology of Death Care and disability Care Giving Critical Disability Studies Health and Well Being Medical Anthropology Mental Health Religion and Culture Religion and the Social Sciences Social-Cultural Anthropology Sport Traditional Medicine Practices Western Field

Sara Bannerman

Canada Research Chair in Communication Policy and Governance | Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia

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Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Chandrima Chakraborty

Professor | Department of English & Cultural Studies

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Daniel Coleman

Professor | Department of English & Cultural Studies

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Juanita De Barros

Professor | Department of History

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Michael Egan

Associate Professor | Department of History

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Catherine Frost

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Communications Globalization & Transnationalism Nationalism Political Theory Politics and History Politics of Representation Time/temporalities Violence

Judy Fudge

Professor | LIUNA Enrico Henry Mancinelli Professor in Global Labour Issues

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Faculty
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Gender and Ethnic Relations Labour Issues Precarious Employment Work and Occupations

Dustin Garrick

Associate Member | Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Henry Giroux

Professor | Department of English & Cultural Studies

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Maroussia Hajdukowski-Ahmed

Professor Emeritus | Department of French

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Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Melanie Heath

Associate Professor

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Faculty
Department of Sociology

Area(s) of Interest:  Gender and Sexuality Political Sociology and Social Movements Race and Ethnicity Social Inequality

Bonny Ibhawoh

Professor | Department of History

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James Ingram

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Globalization Political Theory Postcolonial Theory

Lydia Kapiriri

Associate Professor

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Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Health Health Systems HIV AIDS Poverty Qualitative Methods

Travis Kroeker

Professor

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Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Ethics Religion and Politics Western Field Western Religious Thought

Ivona Kucerova

Associate Professor | Linguistics Linguistics & Languages

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Basanti Majumdar

Professor Emeritus

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Inder S Marwah

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Decolonization Globalization Globalization & Transnationalism History, Temporality and Time Political Philosophy Political Theory Politics of Representation Postcolonial Theory Race

Stephen McBride

Professor | Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Globalization | Graduate Chair Department of Political Science

Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Canadian Politics Global Political Economy Globalization International Relations Labour Issues Public Policy Social & Health Policy

Tracy McDonald

Associate Professor | Department of History

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Peter Nyers

Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Citizenship Studies Critical International Relations Globalization Immigration

Robert O'Brien

Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Critical International Relations Economic History Global Political Economy Globalization Globalization & Transnationalism International Economics International Labour Standards International Relations Labour Labour activism beyond the workplace Labour Issues Movements Political Economy Political Sociology and Social Movements Political Theory Politics Politics and History Postcolonial Theory Public Policy Resource and Environmental Economics Social Justice Social Movements Social Policy Transantionalism and Globalization

Susie O'Brien

Associate Professor | Department of English & Cultural Studies

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Tony Porter

Professor/Associate Director IGHC


Department of Anthropology

Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Associate Members
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Climate, Water & Sustainability Critical International Relations Global Political Economy Globalization International Relations

Petra Rethmann

Professor | Director/Graduate Advisor of IGHC

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Anthropology of Political Possibilities and the Imagination Art, Media, and Mediation History, Temporality and Time Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Celia E. Rothenberg

Associate Professor | Chair of the Department of Religious Studies

Associate Members
Department of Anthropology

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Religion and the Social Sciences Western Field

Alina Sajed

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Critical International Relations Decolonization Globalization Globalization & Transnationalism International Relations Political Economy Political Theory Politics and History Postcolonial Theory Race and Gender Violence and Ethnography of Nation-State Violence

Susan Searls Giroux

Professor | Associate Vice-President | Department of English & Cultural Studies

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Stephen Streeter

Associate Professor | Department of History

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Richard Stubbs

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Global Political Economy Globalization International Relations

Liyakat Takim

Professor | Sharjah Chair in Global Islam

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Faculty
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Religion and Politics Religion and the Social Sciences Western Field Western Religious Thought

Netina Tan

Associate Professor | McMaster University Scholar, 2021-2025

Faculty
Department of Political Science

Faculty
Master of Public Policy Program

Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative Politics Digital Technology Electoral Politics Gender and Ethnic Relations Gender & Politics Marginalized Groups Politics of Representation Qualitative Methods Social Inequalities

Peter Walmsley

Professor | Department of English & Cultural Studies

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John C. Weaver

Professor | Department of History

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Donald Wells

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

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Emeritus Faculty
School of Labour Studies

Area(s) of Interest:  Globalization & Transnationalism Immigration International Labour Standards Movements Poverty Public Policy

Kee Yong

Associate Professor

Faculty
Department of Anthropology

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Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Area(s) of Interest:  Historiography Politics and History Religion and Politics Socio-Cultural Anthropology Violence and Ethnography of Nation-State

Y. Rachel Zhou

Professor

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Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society

Area(s) of Interest:  Aging and Pensions Gender and Sexuality Global Health HIV AIDS Social Policy Time/temporalities Transantionalism and Globalization

Contract and Sessional Faculty

Paula Butler

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Josipa Petrunic

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Olga Skarlato

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Liam Stockdale

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Adjunct and Associate Members

Katherine Nastovski

Adjunct and Associate Members
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Graduate Students

Amanda Ayer

Graduate Students
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Lindsay Baybayan

Graduate Students
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Conroy Christie

Graduate Students
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Awa Cyrus

Graduate Students
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Gagan Ganger

Graduate Students
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Kamillia Grove

Graduate Students
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Enzo Guerra

Graduate Students
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Fariha Jessica Islam

Graduate Students
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Amal Jawad

Graduate Students
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Kezia Mathew

Graduate Students
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Xiaodong Meng

Graduate Students
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Manahil Mirza

Graduate Students
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Gulmira Mussina

Graduate Students
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Amira Springer

Graduate Students
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Nurul-Adil Syed

Graduate Students
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Dana Wachter

Graduate Students
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Keara Williams

Graduate Students
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Menaka Yerramilli de Rege

Graduate Students
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Staff

Leigh-Ann Sepe

Program Administrator

Staff
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Honourary Lifetime Members

Jennifer Clark

Honourary Lifetime Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

William Coleman

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus | Fellow Royal Society of Canada | Founding Director of the IGHC

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Political Science

Honourary Lifetime Members
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Rhoda Howard-Hassmann

Professor Emerita | Fellow Royal Society of Canada | Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights (2003)

Honourary Lifetime Members
Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Emeritus Faculty
Department of Sociology

Imre Szeman

Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies |Professor of Drama and Speech Communication at the University of Waterloo

Honourary Lifetime Members
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