Serenity Joo is an Assistant Professor of English who investigates the ways in which Science Fiction literature can be used to critique society, especially in terms of race, gender and sexuality, and posit new possibilities for social arrangements.
Adele Perry is an Associate Professor of History. She is a historian of women's and gender history, colonial history, and the histories of migration and immigration and her research focuses on north-western North America from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth-century. Perry's new research project will examine liberal humanitarian critiques of British imperialism in the fur-trade territories.Ravi Vaitheespara is an Associate Professor of History, in particular modern South Asian History. Some of his recent research centers on human rights issues such as identity-based politics, violence and the state repression of the Tamil minority in Sri Lanka.
Lori Wilkinson is an Associate Professor of Sociology whose focus is social justice and social inequality as it relates to immigrant and refugee communities worldwide. She currently holds the position of Economic and Labour Market Domain Leader for the Metropolis Project.
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