Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations
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Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

The Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations at The University of Western Ontario brings together graduate students and faculty to study questions of migration, ethnic relations, cultural diversity, conflict, acculturation and the integration of migrants, from the perspective of various social science and humanities disciplines. The collaborative experience for students is an add-on to existing well-established graduate programs in Anthropology, Geography, History, Hispanic Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Women's Studies and Feminist Research... Read More

Centre for Research on Migration And Ethnic Relations            

The Western Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations facilitates research that draws on academic knowledge to inform public policy and practice on migration and ethnic relations in Canada and internationally. The goals of the Centre are to foster interdisciplinary research among faculty and students on questions of direct relevance to migration and ethnic relations, provide training opportunities for students beyond the borders of their own discipline and Western, and forge links with policy makers, the academic community in Canada and internationally, and the community at large... Read more

News and Announcements

Hamilton City Hall More Diverse than Ottawa, London | November, 11 2016
A study led by Western University researchers Stelian Medianu and Victoria Esses has found that visible minorities are significantly under-represented in senior leadership positions at City Halls in London and Ottawa, with Hamilton faring better. In London, only 7.9 per cent of senior leaders in the non-profit and municipal public sectors were identified as visible minorities compared to 13.1 per cent of the general London population. Read More

Western University Study Finds Visible Minorities Underrepresented in Senior Leadership Positions | October 19, 2016
The times may be a-changin’, but London is still largely run by white men, a new study has found. Not one visible minority can be found in the 15 top-paying city of London management positions, according to the study conducted by Western University researchers in partnership with Pillar Nonprofit Network. And when it comes to gender balance, the city doesn’t fare much better — with only 21 per cent of senior manager roles filled by women. Read More

Study: Visible Minorities Missing from Landscape | October 19, 2016
London falls short when it comes to visible minorities holding senior leadership positions in the non-profit and municipal public sectors, according to a new study led by Western researchers Stelian Medianu and Victoria Esses. The study was initiated by Pillar Nonprofit Network, in partnership with the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion and Volunteer Ottawa, for a program called DiverseCity onBoard that looks at increasing representation of diverse groups on boards of directors. Read More


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