Contact and Bio Information

James Baker

Current Position:   Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

Institutional Affiliation:   McMaster University

Location:   Ontario

Sector:   Academic – Graduate Student or Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Settlement and Service Provision
  • Social and Cultural Integration
  • Political and Civic Integration
  • At-Risk Immigrants

Languages:   English


James Baker is a critical and public sociologist with strong interdisciplinary training and interests whose work draws upon such areas as sociology, political science, psychology, history, and geography. He is currently a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at McMaster University. As a qualitative researcher, his academic work focuses on race/ethnicity, immigrants/refugees, and youth/adolescents. He also studies Newfoundland nationalism and identity within the context of youth.