Curriculum Vitae

Wenona Giles

University Address
Room 851
Centre for Refugee Studies,
Kaneff Tower, York University, Toronto, Canada M3J 1P3
Telephone: 416-736-2100 x66340


1987 PhD Anthropology, University of Toronto
1980 M.A. Anthropology, University of Toronto
1971 B.A. Liberal Arts (English and French Literature), Santa Clara University

Current Status

Professor Emerita, FRSC, Anthropology Department, Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, York University; Faculty Research Associate,  Centre for Refugee Studies, York University

Research interests:  forced migration; gender and militarization; ethnicity, nationalism, higher education for marginalized populations