JD, Faculty of Common Law, University of Ottawa
MA, NPSIA, Carleton University
Amanda is extremely interested in (im)migration policy. Her current research interests focus on migration management in both the refugee protection and high-skilled worker context. She has conducting in-depth research on cross-comparative European responses to the 2015 refugee ‘crisis’, international uptake of Canada’s private sponsorship program model, and is currently researching the impact of immigration policies on Canada’s innovation agenda. Amanda also has experience in transitional justice and conflict-sensitive development, most recently with Global Affairs Canada. Amanda also has experience in transitional justice and conflict-sensitive development, most recently with Global Affairs Canada; and with the nexus between immigration and criminality (‘crimmigration’), especially as it relates to Canadian inadmissibility and national security.
Amanda has field, policy, and practitioner experience. She will be articling with the Canadian Department of Justice from 2018-2019.