Yasmeen Abu-Laban, PhD

Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Politics of Citizenship and Human Rights, Faculty of Arts - Political Science Dept

Contact

Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Politics of Citizenship and Human Rights, Faculty of Arts - Political Science Dept
Email
yasmeen@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-2162
Address
11.29 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4

Overview

About

Yasmeen Abu-Laban is Professor of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in the Politics of Citizenship and Human Rights at the University of Alberta. She is also a Fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.  Her published research addresses themes relating to: ethnic and gender politics; nationalism, globalization and processes of racialization; immigration policies and politics; surveillance and border control; and multiculturalism and anti-racism. She served as President of the Canadian Political Science Association, and in 2018 became Vice-President of the of the International Political Science Association.

Announcements

Are you interested in issues relating to citizenship and human rights, and considering doing a PhD in Political Science at the University of Alberta in the Fall of 2020?

Dr. Yasmeen Abu-Laban, Canada Research Chair in The Politics of Citizenship and Human Rights, can support your programme in the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta through a multi-year Graduate Research Assistantship. Worth over 25,000$ a year in annual salary and benefits, this is available for up to four years (subject to annual review), and recipients would continue to be eligible for other available awards and scholarships.

The Graduate Research Assistant will work under Dr. Abu-Laban’s direct supervision and will support her research activities with a focus on Canada, the United States and Australia as well as the United Nations. This position brings with it opportunities for research and training in all areas of political science, with a focus on migration studies, citizenship studies and the UN and human rights. The recipient would also remain eligible for other available awards and scholarships offered at the University of Alberta

If you are interested, please get in touch with Dr. Abu-Laban directly at yasmeen@ualberta.ca. For information on the PhD programme and application process for Fall 2020, please see the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta website at: https://www.ualberta.ca/political-science/graduate-programs


Courses

POL S 443 - Globalization, Ethnic Politics and the Nation-State

Theories of nationalism and the nation-state in an era of globalization. Prerequisite: One of POL S 235 (or 230 or 240) or Department consent.

Winter Term 2021
POL S 543 - Globalization, Ethnic Politics and the Nation-State

Theories of nationalism and the nation-state in an era of globalization.

Winter Term 2021
POL S 599 - Introduction to the Discipline of Political Science

An introduction to the professional skills and ethics training expected in Political Science as an academic discipline. POL S 599 is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Fall Term 2020
POL S 680 - Theories and Methods of Political Inquiry

Required course for PhD students.

Fall Term 2020

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Publications

Israel, Palestine and the Politics of Race: Exploring Identity and Power in a Global Context
Author(s): Yasmeen Abu-Laban, Abigail B. Bakan
Publication Date: 2020
Publication: London: I.B. Tauris
External Link: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/israel-palestine-and-the-politics-of-race-9781780765327
Immigration and Settler Colonies Post-UNDRIP: Research and Policy Implications
Author(s): Yasmeen Abu-Laban
Publication Date: 12/30/2019
Publication: International Migration (International Organization for Migration)
External Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/imig.12685
Narrating Canadian Political Science: History Revisited
Author(s): Yasmeen Abu-Laban
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: Canadian Journal of Political Science (Presidential Address to the Canadian Political Science Association)
Volume: 50
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 895-919
External Link: https://goo.gl/xLCRnF