Dr. Adnan Türegün is the Director of CERIS, a university-community-government partnership in research and knowledge mobilization, and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology, York University. Before joining CERIS and York University in 2013, he had been the Executive Director of Carleton University’s Centre for International Migration and Settlement Studies and its predecessor, the Research Resource Division for Refugees, for eight years.
Women Research Lead
Rupaleem Bhuyan is an Associate Professor in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. Her research seeks to address gender-based violence in immigrant and refugee communities through advocacy, participatory action research, and engaged scholarship. Dr. Bhuyan is currently the principal investigator for the Migrant Mothers Project, a participatory action research project that works with a network of anti-violence against women organizations, legal advocates, and immigrant women in Toronto.
Youth Research Lead
Dr Shields is a tenured Full Professor with over twenty five years of university teaching and research experience in the areas of public administration and public policy, Canadian politics, the political economy of labour market and welfare state restructuring, immigrant settlement and integration policy and practices, and nonprofit sector studies.
Seniors Research Lead
Nancy Mandell is a Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at York University. Her research and teaching interests include gender, aging, intergenerational relations and migrant settlement.
Recently she has published articles and book chapters on rising income inequality in Canada, economic insecurity among senior immigrant families, intergenerational transnational exchanges in later life families, and critiques of aging.
Adnan Türegün, Project Lead
CERIS, Room 801, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Naolo Charles, Knowledge Exchange Officer
CERIS, Room 803, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
416-736-2100 x 20544, firstname.lastname@example.org
Camila Bonifaz, Financial Administrator
CERIS, Room 859, Kaneff Tower, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Rupaleem Bhuyan, Research Lead
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, 246 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1V4
Catherine Schmidt, Research Assistant
Rupaleem Bhuyan, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Noor Din, CEO, Human Endeavour
Vera Dodic, Manager, Toronto Newcomer Office
Debbie Douglas, Executive Director, Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
Usha George, Academic Director and Professor, Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement
Lisa Gonsalves, Director, Strategies and Partnerships Branch, Community and Health Services Department, Regional Municipality of York
Nancy Mandell, Professor, York University
Maya Roy, CEO, YWCA Canada
John Shields, Professor, Ryerson University
Bill Sinclair, Executive Director, St. Stephen’s Community House
Evengelia Tastsoglou, Professor, Saint Mary’s University
Adnan Türegün, Director, CERIS
Lori Wilkinson, Director and Professor, Immigration Research West