Evangelia Tastsoglou

Full Professor
Faculty of Arts
Sociology and Criminology

Faculty Member Information

Education

Master of Laws (LLM), International Human Rights, Migrants and Refugees, Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law, None
Ph.D., Sociology, Boston University, 1990
Bachelor of Law, Law, Law School, Department of Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 1981

Academic Work Experience

2012 - 2012, Visiting Scholar, Institute for Social Research, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt
2007 - 2007, Visiting Professor, National Centre for Social Research (EKKE)
2006 - 2012, Chair, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Sociology and Criminology
2006 - Present, Full Professor, Saint Mary’s University, Department of Sociology and Criminology
2006 - Present, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University, Department of Sociology and Criminology
2005 - 2005, Visiting Scholar, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Department of Sociology and Politology
2004 - 2007, Domain Leader, Atlantic Metropolis Centre of Excellence for Research on Migration and Diversity (AMC)
1999 - 1999, Visiting Professor, Panteion University of Athens, Department of International and European Studies.
1997 - 1997, Visiting Scholar, Centre for Feminist Research, York University
1996 - 2003, Affiliated Researcher, Prairie Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Integration
1994 - 1994, Visiting Scholar, Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto
1994 - 1994, Visiting Scholar, Centre for Women's Studies in Education, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
1993 - 1997, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University, Department of Sociology and Criminology
1991 - 1993, Assistant Professor, Ryerson Polytechnical University, Department of Sociology
1991 - 1991, Instructor, The American College of Athens, Greece (Deree College)
1990 - 1991, Instructor, Ryerson Polytechnical University, Department of Sociology
1990 - 1990, Instructor, University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies
1990 - 1991, Visiting Scholar, Centre for Women's Studies in Education, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
1983 - 1984, Teaching Fellow, Boston University, Department of Sociology

Non-Academic Work Experience

1990 - 1990, Counselor, Greek Orthodox Family Services and Counseling - Wife Assault Program
1987 - 1990, Supply Teaching, East and North York Boards of Education

Honours

Boston University Full Tuition - 1987
Marion S. Reynolds Scholarship Boston University - 1985
Boston University Full Tuition and Graduate Scholarship - 1981
Greek State Scholarship - 1976
2nd Rank - 1976
First Prize Greek Ministry of Education - 1975

Teaching: Course / Program Development

1993/01 - 1997/01, Teaching at Saint Mary's University, Department of Sociology and Criminology
1990/04 - 1992/03, Teaching at Ryerson Polytechnical University, Department of Sociology
1989/04 - Present, Teaching at Ryerson Polytechnical University, Department of Sociology
1989/02 - 1989/03, Teaching at University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies
1983/01 - 1984/01, Teaching at Boston University, Department of Sociology

Scholarly Contributions

Book Reviews

Lee Jo-Anne, (eds.) John, Tastsoglou Evangelia. (2006)"Book Review of Situating “Race” And Racisms In Space, Time And Theory. Critical Essays For Activists And Scholars", Directions (journal of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation) 2:13, 33-38
Tastsoglou Evangelia. (2004)"Review of Joane Nagel’s book, Race, Ethncity, And Sexuality: Intimate Intersections, Forbidden Frontiers", Canadian Journal of Sociology Online
Tastsoglou Evangelia. (2002)"Book Review of The Pursuit of Division. Race, Gender and Preferential Hiring in Canada", The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 1:39

Book

Crocker D., Dobrowolsky A., Keeble E., Moncayo C., Tastsoglou E.. "Security and Immigration, Changes and Challenges: Immigrant and Ethnic Communities in Atlantic Canada, Presumed Guilty?" (Winter - 2007)

Journal Articles

Tastsoglou Evangelia, Brigham Susan, Baillie-Abidi Catherine, Lange Elizabeth. "Informal Adult Learning and Emotion Work of Service Providers of Refugee Claimants Forthcoming", New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Special Issue on Transnational Migration, Social Inclusion and Adult Education (Spring - 2015)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Baillie-Abidi Catherine, Brigham Susan, Lange Elizabeth. "(En)Gendering Vulnerability: Immigrant Service Providers’ Perceptions of Needs, Policies and Practices Related to Gender and Women Refugee Claimants in Atlantic Canada", Refuge: Canada’s Journal of Refugees 30:2 (Spring - 2013)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Petriniotis Xanthi. , Canadian Ethnic Studies Vol. 43, No 1 / 2 (Winter - 2011), 175-196
Dobrowolsky A., Tastsoglou E.. "Continuity and Change in Immigration Policy: Canada, Atlantic Canada and the Future of Citizenship", Shaping an Agenda for Atlantic Canada John Reed and Donald Savoie (Eds). Halifax: Fernood (Winter - 2011), 263-292
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Petrinioti Sandy. "Multiculturalism as Part of the Lived Experience of the 'Second Generation'? Forging Identities by Lebanese-Origin Youth in Halifax", Canadian Ethnic Studies Journal 43:1/2 (Spring - 2010), 175-196
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Security and Immigration in Atlantic Canada: Policy Implications", Our Diverse Cities 5 (Spring - 2007), 149-154
Tastsoglou E., Byers M.. "Negotiating Ethno-Cultural Identity: The Experience of Greek and Jewish Youth in Halifax", Canadian Ethnic Studies 40:2 (Spring - 2007), 5-34
Byers M., Tastsoglou E.. "On the Edges of the Mosaic", Canadian Diversity/Diversite Canadienne 6:2 (Spring - 2007), 90-93
Dobrowolsky A., Tastsoglou E.. "Women, Gender and Networks", Our Diverse Cities 5 (Spring - 2007), 80-83
Tastsoglou E., Preston V.. "Gender, Immigration and Employment Integration: Where We Are and What We Still Need to Know", Policy Matters, A CERIS Publication (Toronto Metropolis Centre of Excellence):25 (Spring - 2005), 1-12
Tastsoglou E., Ray B., Preston V.. "Gender and Migration Intersections in a Canadian Context", Canadian Issues/Themes Canadiens (Spring - 2004), 91-93
Tastsoglou E., Preston V.. "Gender, Immigration and Employment Integration: Where We Are and What We Still Need to Know", Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal 30:1 (Spring - 2004), 46-59
Tastsoglou E., Miedema B.. "'Working Much Harder and Always Having to Prove Yourself': Immigrant Women's Labour Force Experiences in the Canadian Maritimes", Gender Realities: Local And Global, special volume of Advances In Gender Research, Elsevier / JAI Press 9 (Spring - 2004), 201-233
Tastsoglou E., Welton M.. "Building a Culture of Peace: An Interview with Muriel Duckworth and Betty Peterson", Canadian Woman Studies 22:2 (Spring - 2002), 115-120
Tastsoglou E., Maratou-Alipranti L.. "Gender and International Migration: Conceptual, Substantive and Methodological Issues", Gender And International Migration: Focus On Greece, Special Issue Of The Greek Review Of Social Research 110:A (Spring - 2002), 5-22
Tastsoglou E., Miedema B.. "Immigrant Women and Community Development in the Canadian Maritimes: Outsiders Within?", Canadian Journal of Sociology 28:2 (Spring - 2002), 202-234
Tastsoglou E., Hadjicostandi J.. "Never Outside the Labour Market but Always Outsiders: Female Migrant Workers in Greece", Gender And International Migration: Focus On Greece, Special Issue Of The Greek Review Of Social Research 110:A (Spring - 2002), 189-220
Tastsoglou E.. "The Immigration Process And Minority Identities: Where We Are and What We Still Need to Know (Invited paper)", Canadian Diversity (Spring - 2001)
Tastsoglou E.. "Race and the Politics of Personal Relationships: A Synthesis and New Directions for Research with Reference to Black Canadian Women", Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work 17:1 (Spring - 2001), 93-111

Presentation

Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Dangerous Crossings: Asylum Seekers, International Law and State Practices", International Sociological Association Workshop on Sociologies in Dialogue (Spring - 2014)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Sevgur S.. "Transnational Familial and Ethnic Networks and Immigrants in Atlantic Canada", Canadian Sociological Association Annual Conference (Spring - 2013)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Abraham M.. "Addressing Domestic Violence in Canada and the United States: The Uneasy Co-Habitation of Women and the State", International Sociological Association, World Congress (Spring - 2013)
Tastsoglou E., Sevgur S.. "Migration to and From Atlantic Canada: The Role of Transnational Families and Diasporic Networks", National Metropolis Conference (Spring - 2012)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Identity Negotiation and Belonging through Narratives of Comparison among Greek Immigrant Women", The Global Communication Association (International Conference) (Spring - 2012)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Dobrowolsky A.. "Gender, Migration and Diversity/Immigrant Women Domain Contributions, 2004-2013", Capstone Symposium, Atlantic Metropolis Centre (Spring - 2012)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Migration and Transnational Care: Questions for Social Justice and Policy (Invited presentation)", Mini-Conference on Transnational Social Spaces and Social Justice, International Perspectives, at the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meetings (Spring - 2012)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "An Unwelcoming Welcome: Immigrant Service Providers’ Perceptions of Policies and Practices Related to Women, Gender and Refugee Claimants in Atlantic Canada", Canadian Association for the Study of Refugees and Forced Migration 6th Annual Conference (Spring - 2012)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Gender, Transnational Care and Belonging: Theoretical and Policy Implications for Citizenship", Canadian Ethnic Studies Association, Annual Conference (Spring - 2012)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Atlantic Canada: A Home Away from Home? Gender and Intersectional Perspectives on Immigration, Gender / Immigrant Women and Welcoming Communities Domains", Atlantic Metropolis Centre, Research Symposium (Spring - 2012)
Baillie Abidi C., Brigham S., Lange E., Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Helping to Learn and Learning to Help: Service Providers’ Experiences and Perceptions Working with Refugee Claimants in Atlantic Canada", Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE) Conference, at the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities (Spring - 2012)
Tastsoglou E., Kontos M.. "The Breakdown of Normality and the Practice of Citizenship: Negotiation, Resistance and Exit", 11th European Sociological Association Conference (Spring - 2012)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Gender, Networking and Integration: Case Studies from Atlantic Canada", National Metropolis Conference (Spring - 2011)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Women, Gender and Immigration: Focusing on Atlantic Canada”, presentation at “Immigrant Women in Atlantic Canada", Research Symposium, co-organized between the Gender / Immigrant Women Domain of the Atlantic Metropolis Centre, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women (Spring - 2011)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "The Second Generation Youth in Halifax: Settlement and Identity in the Context of Global Diasporas", National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Arts, School of Philosophy, Section of Byzantine and Folkloric Studies (Spring - 2011)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Gender, Immigration and Oral History: Feminist Perspectivess", Panel Discussion on “Immigration and Oral History: Opportunities and Hazards”, Atlantic Metropolis Centre (Spring - 2011)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Panel on “Citizenship and Belonging” at Research Symposium on “Atlantic Canada: A Home Away from Home? Gender and Intersectional Perspectives on Immigration, Gender / Immigrant Women and Welcoming Communities Domains", Atlantic Metropolis Centre Research Symposium (Spring - 2011)
Tastsoglou E., Petriniotis X.. , Canadian Ethnic Studies Conference (Fall - 2011)
Tastsoglou E.. "Understanding Violence and Anti-Violence Work in the Context of Women, Immigration and Diversity", Women, Violence and Social Justice, Part II” of the International Sociological Association / Research Committee 32 at the 2012 Second Sociology Forum (Spring - 2011)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Sevgur S.. "Transnational Families, Settlement and Integration", 2011 National Metropolis Conference (Spring - 2010)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Gender, Transnational Care-Giving and Belonging", International Conference Women’s Worlds 2011 (Spring - 2010)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Transnational Care and Belonging", Migration Parallels within the EU and Canada: Trajectories of Policy and Power (Spring - 2010)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Petriniotis Xanthi. "Does ‘Place’ Matter? Multiculturalism and the Forging of Identities by Lebanese Youth in Halifax", Canadian Ethnic Studies Association Conference (Spring - 2010)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Sevgur S.. "Gender, Garegiving, Families and Belonging: A Halifax Study", National Metropolis Conference (Spring - 2009)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Hetzler A.. "Extending the Reach and Scope of Care: Gender, Families and Transnational Care Giving", Globalization, Gender and Families, XVIII World Congress of Sociology of the International Sociological Association (Spring - 2009)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Dobrowolsky A.. "Continuity and Change in Immigration Policy: Canada, Atlantic Canada and the Future of Citizenship", Royal Society Conference, Shaping an Agenda for Atlantic Canada (Spring - 2009)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Labour, Migration and Citizenship", Workshop at the Graduate Program on “Gender and New Educational and Working Environments in the Information Society” (Spring - 2008)
Tastsoglou E.. (Summer - 2008)
Tastsoglou E., Dobrowolsky A.. , "Lunch and Learn", New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women (Fall - 2008)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Migration and Citizenship", Lecture at The New University of Lisbon (Spring - 2007)
Tastsoglou E.. "Reframing Integration", International workshop on EU (6th Framework Programme of the European Commission) (Spring - 2007)
Tastsoglou E.. "On the Edges of the Mosaic: Ethno-Cultural Identity among Greek and Jewish Second Generation Youth in Halifax", The Second Generation: Changes and Challenges panel, 10th National Metropolis Conference, (Spring - 2007)
Tastsoglou E.. "The Temptations of New Surroundings: Family, State and Transnational Gender Politics in the Movement of Greek Domestic Workers to Canada in the 1950s and 1960s", Lecture at the University of Crete (Spring - 2007)
Tastsoglou E.. "Attraction, Promotion and Retention of Immigrants in Atlantic Canada: A Gendered View of Policies and Practices", Workshop on “Gender, Migration and Citizenship: Balancing Labour Market Imperatives and Care” at the 13th International Metropolis Conference (Spring - 2007)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Security and Immigration in Atlantic Canada", Immigrant Women in Atlantic Canada panel, 10th National Metropolis Conference (Spring - 2007)
Tastsoglou E.. "Dimensions of Otherness", Invited Seminar, University of Macedonia (Spring - 2006)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Migration and Citizenship", Graduate Seminar at the interdisciplinary Program “Gender in Social Sciences” of the University of Crete (Spring - 2006)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Migration and Citizenship", Workshop at the Graduate Program on “Gender and New Educational and Working Environments in the Information Society” Department of Sciences of Pre-School Education and Educational Design, University of the Aegean (Spring - 2006)
Tastsoglou E.. "Negotiating Ethno-Cultural Identity: The Experience of Greek and Jewish Youth in Halifax", Lecture at the Goethe University of Frankfurt (Spring - 2006)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Labour Migration and Citizenship", Gender Equality and Work: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Programme of the University of Piraeus (Spring - 2006)
Tastsoglou E.. "The Temptations of New Surroundings: Family, State and Transnational Gender Politics in the Movement of Greek Domestic Workers to Canada in the 1950s and 1960s", EKKE/RC 32, International Sociological Association, Interim Conference (Spring - 2006)
Tastsoglou E.. "'The Temptations of New Surroundings': Family, State and Transnational Gender Politics in the Movement of Greek Domestic Workers to Canada in the 1950s and 1960s", Invited Seminar at the National Centre for Social Research (Spring - 2006)
Tastsoglou E.. "Security and Migration, Changes and Challenges: Immigrant and Ethnic Community Men and Women in Atlantic Canada, Presumed Guilty?", International Sociological Association’s World Congress (Spring - 2005)
Tastsoglou E., Byers M.. "Negotiating Ethno-Cultural Identity: The Experience of Second Generation Greek and Jewish Youth in Halifax", Greek Community Festival (Spring - 2005)
Tastsoglou E.. "The Temptations of New Surroundings: Family, State and Transnational Gender Politics in the Movement of Greek Domestic Workers to Canada in the 1950s and 1960s", Canadian Ethnic Studies Association, 18th Biennial Conference (Fall - 2005)
Tastsoglou E.. "Negotiating Ethno-Cultural Identity: The Experience of Second Generation Greek Youth In Halifax", Atlantic Metropolis Centre of Excellence Annual Retreat (Spring - 2005)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "’The Temptations of New Surroundings’: Family, State and Transnational Gender Politics in the Movement of Greek Domestic Workers to Canada in the 1950s and 1960s", York University, Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair (Spring - 2005)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender and Transnational Migration, Regional Perspectives, Cross-National Comparisons: Critical Reflections", 10th International Metropolis Conference (Fall - 2005)
Tastsoglou E.. "The Temptations of New Surroundings: State, Transnational and Gender Politics Regulating the Movement of Greek Domestic Workers, Nurses’ Aides and Seamstresses to Canada in the 1950s and 1960s", International Workshop on South European Migrations, National Centre for Social Research (EKKE) (Summer - 2003)
Tastsoglou E., Preston V.. "Gender, Immigration and Employment Integration: Where We Are and What We Still Need to Know", National Metropolis conference (Spring - 2003)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Migration and the Politics of Belonging in Atlantic Canada", International Ph.D. Centre, Department of Sociology, of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt / Main (Spring - 2003)
Tastsoglou E.. "and the Social Construction of Ethnicity" (Summer - 2002)
Tastsoglou E.. "Cultural Border Crossings: Immigrant Women in the Maritimes", Canadian Ethnic Studies Association’s Conference (Spring - 2002)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Migration and Diversity / Immigrant Women Research Domain", Atlantic Multicultural Conference (Spring - 2002)
Tastsoglou E.. "Gender, Immigration and Diversity/Immigrant Women. A Discussion Document", Atlantic Metropolis Conference (Spring - 2001)

Editorial Work

Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Jaya Peruvemba. (Ed.) (2010) Immigrant women in atlantic canada: challenges, negotiations, re-constructions, p. 368. Canadian Scholars’ Press / Women’s Press

Other Publications

Tastsoglou Evangelia, Kontos Maria. "The Breakdown of Normality and the Practice of Citizenship: Negotiation, Resistance and Exit (Forthcoming)"
Toward a More Just World: Sociology and Social Justice in the 21st Century, edited by Margaret Abraham (Summer - 2015)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Weerasinghe S., Gallant N., Dobrowolsky A., Akbari A., Gardiner Barber P.. "Why Networks Matter and How They Work?: The Role of Social Networks in Attracting and Retaining Immigrants in Small Cities (Forthcoming)"
Immigration and the Small City: Canadian Experiences and Perspectives (Summer - 2015)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Dobrowolsky Alexandra. "Extending the Reach and Scope of Care: Gender, Families and Transnational Care Giving (Forthcoming)"
Feminism, Migration and Transnational Practices in Canada, by Glenda Bonifacio (Summer - 2015)
Tastsoglou Evangelia, Baille-Abidi Catherine, Brigham Susan, Lange Elizabeth. "Refugee Claimant Service Providers: Negotiating Shifting Policies, Practices and Perceptions in Atlantic Canada" (Spring - 2013)
Tastsoglou E., Dobrowolsky A..
The Atlantic Metropolis Centre, Gender Domain, http://community.smu.ca/atlantic/documents/AMCGenderDomainReport.pdf (Spring - 2013)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. (Fall - 2013)
Tastsoglou Evangelia. "Gender, Migration and Diversity / Immigrant Women"
Domain, Final Report (Spring - 2012)
Yax-Fraser M., Tastsoglou E.. "Attraction, Promotion and Retention of Immigrants in Atlantic Canada: A Synthesis of Existing Research"
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (Winter - 2008)
Okana C., Tastsoglou E., Belkhodja C..
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (Fall - 2008)
Crocker D., Dobrowolsky A., Keeble E., Moncayo C., Tastsoglou E.. "Security and Immigration, Changes and Challenges: Immigrant and Ethnic Communities in Atlantic Canada, Presumed Guilty?" (Spring - 2006)
Cottrell B., Jaya Peruvemba, Tastsoglou E.. "Navigating Anti-Violence Work in Atlantic Canada in a Culturally Sensitive Way"
Status of Women Canada, Policy Research Fund (Spring - 2005)
Tastsoglou E.. "International Experiential Learning in Germany Department of Sociology and Politology, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany"
Saint Mary's University President and International Activities (Spring - 2004)
Tastsoglou E., Neumann B.. "Immigrant Women and a Framework for Immigration in Nova Scotia"
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women and “Gender/Immigrant Women” research domain, Atlantic Metropolis Centre (Spring - 2003)

Service: Institutional Committees

Saint Mary’s University Faculty Union Grievance Committee, 2004/01 - 2012/01 (Member)
International Development Studies (IDS) Executive Committee, 1995/01 - 2013/01 (Member)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Lead Organizer of international “Integrative Session” for International Sociological Association’s Yokohama World Congress, International Sociological Association 2013/01 - 2013/04
Program Co-ordinator of the Research Committee on “Women in Society” (RC 32), International Sociological Association 2013/01 - 2013/03
Co-Organizer of international “Integrative Session” for International Sociological Association’s Yokohama World Congress, International Sociological Association 2013/01 - 2013/03
Co-organizer (with Margaret Abraham) , International Sociological Association 2013/01 - 2013/03
Member of the Executive , Im/Migrant Women’s Association 2012/03 - Present
Proposed and organized session on Women, Gender and Refugees: Experiences, Policies, Practices, Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) Conference 2012/01 - 2012/03
Program Committee planning, Canadian Association for Refugees and Forced Migration Studies’ Annual Conference 2012/01 - 2012/03
Co-organizer and co-chair (with Ursula Apitzsch), European Sociological Association 2012/01 - 2012/03
Co-organizer (with A. Dobrowolsky) , National Metropolis Conference 2012/01 - 2012/03
Vice President, Canadian Ethnic Studies Association 2012/01 - 2014/01
Member, Halifax Greek Community Immigration Liaison Committee 2012/01 - Present
Co-ordinator of the Scientific Program of the Research Committee 32 , International Sociological Association for the 2012 Second Sociology Forum 2011/01 - 2011/03
“Immigration and Mothering”, National Metropolis Conference 2011/01 - 2011/03
“Immigrant Women in Atlantic Canada”: A Research Symposium, Co-organized between the Gender / Immigrant Women Domain of the Atlantic Metropolis Centre, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 2 and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women 2011/01 - 2011/04
Women, Violence and Social Justice, Part I and Part II, Research Committee 32 of the International Sociological Association’s 2012 Second Sociology Forum 2011/01 - 2011/03
Immigrant Women in Atlantic Canada, Session organized for the International Conference Women’s Worlds 2011 (Ottawa, July 3-7, 2011) 2010/03 - 2010/04
Social Integration of Migrant Women in the Labour Market and Society. Perspectives from Canada, Europe and Australia, Atlantic Metropolis Centre 2010/03 - 2010/04
All in the Family?, session co-organizer, National Metropolis Conference 2010/01 - 2010/02
Workshop Co-organizer, National Metropolis Conference 2010/01 - 2010/02
Chair, International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Women in Society (RC 32) 2009/04 - 2013/04
Multiculturalism and Immigrant Integration: The Experience of Smaller Cities and Rural Areas, Association for Canadian Studies / Canadian Ethnic Studies Association joint conference on “Revisiting 40 Years of Multicultural Policy In Canada" 2009/03 - 2011/01
Newcomer Youth in Atlantic Canada Panel Organizer, Atlantic Metropolis Annual Policy – Research Symposium, Does ‘Place’ Matter? Multiculturalism in Atlantic Canada 2009/03 - 2010/04
Immigrant Women in Atlantic Canada, Canadian Sociology Association Meetings 2009/02 - 2010/03
Re-framing the Lens of the Gender and Migration Nexus: Breaking New Knowledge Ground Session co-organizer , International Conference Women’s Worlds 2011 2009/02 - 2010/03
Chair, Economic South Essay Competition Award 2009/01 - 2010/01
Book Review Editor, Social Science for the journal Canadian Ethnic Studies 2007/02 - Present
Chair Elect , International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Women (RC 32) 2005/04 - 2009/04
Associate Editor, Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 2004/03 - 2007/03
Member of Advisory Committee , Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health 2004/03 - Present
Leader of the “Gender, Migration and Diversity/Immigrant Women” Research Domain in the Atlantic Metropolis, Research Domain in the Atlantic Metropolis 2004/01 - Present
Proposal reviewer, City University of New York (CUNY) 2003/01 - 2003/01
Member, "Program and Dissemination Committee” within the Atlantic Metropolis Centre of Excellence 2003/01 - 2013/01
Domain Leader and Co-Leader , “Gender, Migration and Diversity/ Immigrant Women” (for short: Gender / Immigrant Women) research domain in the Atlantic Metropolis Centre of Excellence (AMC) 2001/02 - 2012/02
Secretary and Treasurer, Research Committee on Women (RC 32) of the International Sociological Association 2001/01 - 2006/01
Elected Member , Board of the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association 2001/01 - 2005/01
Member, Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health and the Nova Scotia Advisory Council for the Status of Women 2001/01 - Present
Reviewer of graduate academic programs , Greek Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs - the Directorate of Community Support Framework and the European Commission 2001/01 - 2001/03
Regional Representative, RC32 (Research Committee on Women of the International Sociological Association) for North America 1999/01 - 2000/02
Elected Member and Chair, CSAA Status of Women Committee 1998/01 - 1999/01
Member of the Executive, Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association 1998/01 - 1999/01