Shiva Mohan

Is the main researcher for the Canadian case study of the MIrreM project.
Shiva S. Mohan holds a PhD in Geography from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. Trained as a human geographer his research interests are situated at the interface of migration and mobility studies, island studies and political geography. His work seeks to unearth and underscore the ambivalences, contradictions and precarities (socio-cultural, politico-legal, economic and ecological) within migrants’ lived experiences, in addition to those faced by territories vis à vis transnational migrations. Shiva’s doctoral dissertation focused on Venezuelan displacement to Trinidad and Tobago, interrogating the island-nation’s responses to the in-flow of migrants. Before joining the CERC Migration & Integration proramme, Shiva was an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia, where he taught social, cultural and development geography courses. Shiva is Research Associate at the International Migration Research Centre (IMRC), Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University, where he co-produces the podcast Displacements. He is a member of the Migration and Development Research Cluster at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), The University of the West Indies. He is also an associated researcher with the Swiss-based research NGO, Environmental Mobility Research Unit (EMRU).

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