Bruno Dupeyron, associate professsor and graduate chair in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (University of Regina campus), has been awarded two Fulbright awards – one as the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Policy Studies at the University of Texas, Department of Government (January-April 2014), and the other as the Fulbright Canada-CN Scholar at Western Washington University in the Center for Canadian-American Studies and the Border Policy Research Institute (May-August 2014).
Dupeyron's major research interests are border and immigration issues, using political sociology and comparative perspectives. His research focuses on two streams: (1) the transformations of cross-border governance in North America and Europe, and (2) the regulation of mobility and security in North America. He is currently working on an international research project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Academically trained in Strasbourg, Barcelona and Paris, Bruno received his PhD from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg in 2005. In 2006, he was honoured as the recipient of the best doctoral dissertation award by the European Parliamentary Association. Before joining the JSGS, he served as a post-doctoral fellow in the School of Public Administration, University of Victoria. In addition to his role in the school, Bruno is an associate researcher at the Chaire de recherche en immigration, ethnicité et citoyenneté (CRIEC), UQAM.
While serving in his role as a Fulbright Scholar, Bruno will conduct comparative research on Canada-U.S. and U.S.-Mexico borderlands, and will also be giving a graduate research seminar titled, “The Will to Bordering: Mobility and Security in North America”.
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