Yasmeen Abu-Laban is Professor of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in the Politics of Citizenship and Human Rights at the University of Alberta, and a Fellow at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.  Her published research addresses themes relating to:  ethnic and gender politics; nationalism and globalization; immigration policies and politics; surveillance and border control; multiculturalism and anti-racism; and human rights.  She served as President of the Canadian Political Science Association (2016-2017) and Vice-President of the International Political Science Association (2018-2021).