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A Bit About Me

I am a PhD Candidate at the Sociology department, University of Toronto and a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral Award Recipient. 


My research interests lie within the fields of immigrant and refugee integration and qualitative methods. More specifically, I am interested in the integration process of refugee and immigrant mothers and youth from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in Canada.

My dissertation project uses qualitative interviews to explore how forced migration not only affects individuals’ movement across space, but also influences their experiences with time in the host country in which they settle. Building on emerging scholarly interest in theorizing migrants’ experiences with time and the “future," I examine how Syrian refugee mothers and teenagers experience time and conceptualize their futures after resettlement in Canada.