Lisa Komar

Lisa Komar holds a B.A. with a double major in International Studies and History from Glendon College, York University in Toronto, Canada. In 2009, Lisa obtained a M.A. in International History and Politics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, where she also earned a PhD in International History in 2015. Her doctoral dissertation examined the resettlement of Vietnamese to the United States, Canada, and Australia through the Orderly Departure Programme. She is also an Assistant Editor of the Refugee Survey Quarterly. Her research interests include refugees, migration, language policy, and Canadian foreign policy. She currently resides in Ottawa, Canada and works as a Briefing Officer at the Department of Justice.

Selected Publications

Lisa Komar, “Le Programme des départs ordonnés pour la réinstallation des Vietnamiens (1979-1996): un exemple de division du travail”, Relations Internationales, 152, 2012, 63-76.