Director of the PhD in Global Governance, Director of the Global Engagement Seminar Program and Associate Chair in Political Science (Undergraduate Affairs), Jasmin Habib hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology and an M.A. in International Peace Studies. Her research publications focus on the politics of empire and the practices of decolonization with primary interest in the experiences of war-affected refugees now living in Israel, Palestine, Canada and the United States; indigenous practices and relations of autonomy in North America; and the architecture of consent for contemporary state violence (systemic and direct).
Dr. Habib’s work is primarily ethnographic and collaborative. Her research methodologies and practices are informed by postcolonial, diaspora, indigenous and feminist theories of the state; and the theories of spatial and visual cultures of violence/non-violence.
Dr. Habib is General Editor of the Cultural Spaces Series at the University of Toronto Press and past-Editor-in-Chief and Anglophone Editor of Anthropologica, the flagship journal of the Canadian Anthropology Society.