Documenting the Undocumented: Redefining Refugee Status

Center for Refugee Studies 2009 Annual Conference Proceedings

by Veronica P. Fynn (editor)

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Synopsis

This Proceeding is a direct product of the Center for Refugee Studies Annual Conference-- Documenting the Undocumented: Redefining Refugee Status, which took place on April 16-17, 2009 at York University, Toronto, Canada. It is a compilation of 11 scholastic essays ranging from a wide variety of topics related to "undocumented people" - domestic workers, internally displaced people, non-status students, environmental displacement, resettlement, refugees, and more. These thought provoking, yet unconventional pieces will attract academics, non-academics, policy makers, practitioners, lawyers, policy makers and others.

About The Author

Veronica P. Fynn holds a B.Sc. (University of Ghana), a B.A. (University of British Columbia), Master in Public Health (University of Nottingham,) Masters in Law (Osgoode Hall Law School), and is currently doing her Ph.D. in Law at Osgoode Hall, York University, Canada. Her research interest centers on vulnerable populations (e.g., women and children in armed conflicts, trafficked persons, refugees, IDPs) with emphasis on health, education, law, and policies. She is the CEO and co-Founder of EV Research Inc. and the Founder/Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Internal Displacement.