Detention and Asylum Cluster


The cluster brings together scholars, practitioners, and policy people interested in the practice of detention as it relates to asylum seekers and refugees. Our primary aims are to consolidate and broadcast studies of detention and their findings, and to deepen our understanding of detention and asylum both academically and in practice worldwide. Our location in Canada indicates a Canadian emphasis or angle in some of the research presented.



Core faculty members

Core student members

Research Projects

Project 1: Detention and Asylum Research Cluster Website (link is external)

PhD Student Research

(under development)

Related Research

(under development)

Publications and Research Resources

Silverman, S.J. Detention in Canada. Report, Autumn 2013 (link is external).

Key Academic Research on Detention and Asylum, Autumn 2013 (link is external).

In Progress/Coming Soon

(under development)

Get involved

Please visit our website (link is external) for full details about the work of this Research Cluster or email Stephanie J. Silverman: (link sends e-mail)