Prof. Yasmeen abu-laban

Yasmeen Abu-Laban is Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta.  Her research interests centre on the Canadian and comparative dimensions of ethnic and gender politics; nationalism, globalization and processes of racialization; immigration policies and politics; surveillance and border control; and citizenship theory.  In addition to her published scholarly articles and book chapters she is co-editor of Surveillance and Control in Israel/Palestine:  Population, Territory and Power (2011),  co-editor of Politics in North America: Redefining Continental Relations (2008), editor of Gendering the Nation-State: Canadian and Comparative Perspectives (2008),  and co-author Selling Diversity: Immigration, Multiculturalism, Employment Equity and Globalization (2002).  In 2013 she  received a Killam professorship for her contributions to scholarship, teaching and the community.