Fonds F 493 - John Shields fonds

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John Shields fonds

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F 493

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  • 1991-2005 (Creation)
    Shields, John

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0.25 cm of textual records

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John Shields is a Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University. Shields earned his BA and MA from the University of Windsor and his PhD in Political Science from the University of British Columbia (1989). He joined the faculty at Ryerson in September 1988, after teaching in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan. He holds teaching and research experience in the areas of public administration and public policy, Canadian politics, the political economy of the labour market and welfare state restructuring, immigrant settlement and integration policy and practices, and non-profit sector studies. He has held research affiliations with the Centre for Governance Studies at Simon Fraser University; the Centre for Voluntary Sector Studies at Ryerson University; the International Social Sciences Institute at the University of Edinburgh; and CERIS (Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement), where he served as a Director from 2002 to 2008. He has sat on various advisory bodies, including the Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN). Shields has earned a number of student teaching awards, and has developed and delivered distance education courses and modules. In 2001, he was awarded the Sarwan-Sahota Ryerson Distinguished Scholar Award. In 2010, he was named a CERIS Senior Scholar by the SSHRC Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement and, in 2013, he received the Yeates School of Graduate Studies Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education Award. He has published extensively, including co-authoring five books and over forty published articles and papers and an extensive number of policy papers and conference presentations, and is the past Managing Editor of the Journal of International Migration and Integration (2009-2012). He is regularly sought as a media commentator and has been interviewed by and appeared on/in CBC, CTV, The Montreal Gazette, The Edmonton Journal, The National Post, and Maclean's, among others.

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Fonds consists of articles and reports authored by Shields.

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