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Photo of International Advisory Board meeting Feb 2020

The CERC in Migration & Integration is led by Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou (the CERC holder.) The work of the CERC benefits from the cooperation and support of two internal Toronto Metropolitan University committees and two external advisory boards.

A number of members of Toronto Metropolitan University's senior leadership team provide general guidance on the CERC Migration program and ensure that the CERC is aligned with Toronto Metropolitan University’s strategic priorities. Individuals comprising the Toronto Metropolitan University Institutional Advisory Board include: 

  • Toni De Mello, Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion
  • Kiaras Gharabaghi, Dean, Faculty of Community Services (Designate: Jennifer Martin, Associate Professor and Dean, Graduate Studies and Scholarly, Research and Creative Activity, Faculty of Community Services)
  • Cynthia Holmes, Dean, Ted Rogers School of Management
  • Carl Kumaradas, Vice-Provost and Dean, Yeates School of Graduate Studies
  • Steven N. Liss, Vice-President, Research and Innovation (Designate: Naomi Adelson, Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation)
  • Krishan Mehta, Vice-President, University Advancement and Alumni Relations
  • Cory Searcy, Assistant Vice-President, International
  • Pamela Sugiman, Dean, Faculty of Arts (Designate: Julia Spaniol, Professor & Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Aging, interim Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts)

CERC Migration is also governed by three additional advisory boards.  Follow the links to view the members and their profiles.  

  • The CERC Migration Steering Committee is comprised of Toronto Metropolitan University senior faculty who represent a diverse range of disciplines, program areas and connections to research and graduate programs.  
  • The International Advisory Board (IAB) is comprised of renowned scholars and stakeholders from across the globe (including Canada), covering a wide range of disciplines. The IAB provides feedback and direction on CERC Migration’s progress, and builds important connections to international research and policy networks. 
  • The Stakeholder Advisory Board (SAB), includes experts with long experience in migration matters, primarily with regard to the Canadian context, and will provide feedback on important research and policy challenges that impact Canadian society.