Jenna Hennebry is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and the Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Co-Founder of the International Migration Research Centre at Wilfrid Laurier University. She has carried out globally comparative research on labour migration governance, migrant worker rights and health, as well as gender, mobilities and migration for over 15 years. She has consulted for UN Women, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and multiple government agencies. Her work has been funded by national and international agencies and governments, and it has been published in English and Spanish in journals such as International Migration, the Journal on International Migration and Integration, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, among others. Hennebry was recently named to the IOM’s Migration Research Experts Syndicate, she is a member of the Canadian Council for Refugees Subcommittee on Migrant Workers, and she is a member of the UN Expert Working Group on Women’s Human Rights in the Global Compact for Migration. Her work has informed policy recommendations and rights-based approaches to governance of labour migration at local, provincial, national, regional and international levels.
- Associate Professor, Communication Studies • International Migration Research Centre (Laurier)
Wilfrid Laurier University
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- Ph.D., Sociology, University of Western Ontario, 2006
- M.A., Sociology, University of Waterloo, 1998
- B.A., Sociology, University of Waterloo, 1995