Roadmap: 2030; October 25 & 26, 2011; Appel Salon of the Toronto Reference Library

Presenter – Paul Lewis

Dr. Rupa Banerjee, Asst. Professor, Ryerson University

Rupa is speaking in “I Am Canadian?” on October 25th.Dr. Rupa Banerjee is an assistant professor of Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour at the Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ryerson University. Her primary research interest lies in the employment integration of new immigrants to Canada. She is particularly interested in the institutional barriers facing new immigrants as they struggle to integrate into the Canadian labour market. In addition, she is interested in workplace diversity and ethno-racial discrimination, particularly as it applies to second generation immigrants. Dr. Banerjee’s research has appeared in such journals as International Migration Review, Journal of Labor Research and Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations. Prior to joining Ryerson University, Rupa completed her Ph D. and Masters in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from the University of Toronto and worked as a diversity and employment equity specialist at General Electric Canada.