January 29, 1997
Director of the Collaborative Graduate Program in Ethnic and Pluralism Studies, Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto
effrey G. Reitz (PhD, FRSC) is the R.F. Harney Professor and Director of the Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies Program at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Professor and former Chair in the University’s Department of Sociology. He has published extensively on immigration and inter-group relations, emphasizing the case of Canada in comparative perspective.
His most recent book is Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion: Potentials and Challenges of Diversity (2009); recent journal articles have appeared in the International Migration Review, the Journal of International Migration and Integration, Social Science Research, and Patterns of Prejudice. Prof. Reitz also publishes frequently on immigration and multiculturalism policy issues, and is a Research Fellow with the Institute for Research on Public Policy in Montreal. During 2012-2014 he is a Marie Curie International Fellow at l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris.