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  • Ph.D., York University

Abigail Bakan



Abigail B. Bakan is a Professor in the Department of Social Justice Education (SJE) at OISE, and cross-appointed to the Department of Political Science. Her research is in the area of anti-oppression politics, with a focus on the intersections of gender, race, class, political economy and citizenship. Her current SSHRC-funded research (with Yasmeen Abu-Laban) addresses UN world conferences and declarations regarding anti-oppression and human rights. Her publications include: Israel, Palestine and the Politics of Race (with Yasmeen Abu-Laban_; Theorizing Anti-Racism: Linkages in Marxism and Critical Race Theories (co-edited with Enakshi Dua); Negotiating Citizenship: Migrant Women in Canada and the Global System (with Daiva Stasiulis); Critical Political Studies: Debates and Dialogues from the Left (co-edited with Eleanor MacDonald); and Employment Equity Policy in Canada: an Interprovincial Comparison (with Audrey Kobayashi). Her articles have appeared in Race and Class, Social Identities, Rethinking Marxism, Politikon, Socialist Studies, Atlantis, Signs, Canadian Journal of Law and Society and Studies in Political Economy.