The UBC Centre for Migration Studies is housed in the Faculty of Arts and is led by its Director, Dr. Antje Ellermann (Professor, Political Science) and a seventeen-member Executive Committee.

At present, the Executive Committee comprises fourteen faculty from across nine units at UBC, two graduate student representatives, and a community member representing community and settlement sector interests.


Antje Ellermann

Community Liaison

Sean Lauer

Community Representative

Katie Crocker

Policy Liaison

Dan Hiebert

Graduate Student Representatives

Anne-Cécile Delaisse
Robert William Straughan

Executive Committee

Efrat Arbel, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Alexia Bloch, Department of Anthropology
Amanda Cheong, Department of Sociology
Katie Crocker, Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSSA)
Anne-Cécile Delaisse, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Antje Ellermann, Department of Political Science
Erin Goheen Glanville, Coordinated Arts Program
Markus Hallensleben, Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies
Dan Hiebert, Department of Geography
Suzanne Huot, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Sean Lauer, Department of Sociology
Geraldine Pratt, Department of Geography
Robert William Straughan, Department of Political Science
Matthew Wright, Department of Political Science
Helena Zeweri, Department of Anthropology
Gaoheng Zhang, Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies
Yang-Yang Zhou, Department of Political Science

Future/ Planned Committees

Community Advisory Board
International Research Advisory Board

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