Jane Helleiner

Professor, Sociology

Office: STH 426
905-688-5550 x3711

PhD, University of Toronto
MA, University of Toronto
BA, University of Toronto

Jane Helleiner was trained in social/cultural anthropology at the University of Toronto.  She has conducted research in Ireland and Canada and written two books titled Irish Travellers: Racism and the Politics of Culture (University of Toronto Press, 2000) and Borderline Canadianness:  Border Crossing and Everyday Nationalism in Niagara (University of Toronto Press, 2016).  Her articles have been published in leading journals such as Ethnic and Racial StudiesWomen’s Studies International ForumCritique of Anthropology, ChildhoodIdentities , Journal of Ethnic and Migration StudiesEthnicitiesCanadian Journal of Sociology and a co-authored article is forthcoming in International Journal of Qualitative Methods. She is currently writing up SSHRC-funded research on Irish Working Holiday Migration to Canada.  Areas of graduate supervision include global migration, border studies, racism/antiracism, gender and sexuality, childhood and youth.