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Jenna Hennebry

Description

Dr. Jenna L. Hennebry's research expertise includes comparative studies of migration policy and foreign worker programs, migrant worker rights and health, the formation of migration industries, migrant remittances, ICTs and development, transnationalism, mobility and globalization, and racialization. She has experience in academic, public policy, and applied research domains. Hennebry’s research portfolio includes comparative studies of migration policy and foreign worker programs, migrant rights and health, the formation of migration industries, non-state migration mediation, racialization and representation of migrants, and the role of ICTs and remittances in development. Her work has relevance for international and national public policy, as well as studies of transnationalism and integration, mobility and globalization.

Recent work examines the role of non-state actors and an expanding migration industry in foreign worker programs, transnational migrant farmworker health and access to health care and insurance, a comparative study of labour migration from Mexico-US/Canada with Morocco-Spain, as well as a comparative study of the role of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in labour migration programs in Canada and Spain

Status

Active

Address

Office 243, Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb Street West

City

Waterloo

Province

ON

Country

Canada

Postal code

N2L 6C2

Phone number

226-772-3139

Email

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Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Target groups

(Im)migrants workers, Policymakers, Journalists, Public awareness, Employers, agencies and their representatives, Researchers, Unions, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Geographical focuses

America - North, Canada, United States, Ontario, Alberta, México, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, Regional relevance, and National relevance

Languages

English