Dr. Margaret Walton-Roberts is a human geographer trained in the UK and Canada who focuses on international migration. She is currently a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University and the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo Canada. Her research interests are in gender and migration, transnational networks, and immigrant settlement. Current research continues with an international research team funded through a SSHRC insight grant to examine global nurse migration pathways between India-Canada, Philippines-Singapore, and Vietnam-Germany.
She has been awarded several external grants for her research, and has published over 34 book chapters, and more than 46 journal articles. Her latest co-edited book A National Project: Canada’s Syrian Refugee Resettlement Experience will be published with McGill-Queens University Press in summer 2020. Her most recent research grant examine Global Nurse Migration Pathways.