CMS Executive Committee

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

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 (on leave), Department of Sociology
Katie Crocker, Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSSA)
Megan Daniels, Department of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies
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
Suzanne Huot, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
Aryan Karimi (interim member), Department of Sociology
Sean Lauer, Department of Sociology
Geraldine Pratt, Department of Geography
Pasang Sherpa, Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies; Asian Studies
Robert William Straughan, Department of Political Science
Matthew Wright, Department of Political Science
Helena Zeweri, Department of Anthropology
Gaoheng Zhang (on leave), Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies
Yang-Yang Zhou, Department of Political Science

Community Advisory Board

An updated on the CMS Community Advisory Board is forthcoming. Currently, its members include:

Jok Alier
Amanda Aziz
Huda Bolbolan
Arvinder Bubber
Anastasia Chyz-Lesage
Katie Crocker
Carling Helander
Vandna Joshi
Norm Leech
Jing Liu
Calisto Mudzingwa
Yusra Qadir
Kathy Sherrell
Olga Stachova

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