Meet the Team


Raymond B. Chiu

Raymond B. Chiu is an assistant professor of business at Redeemer University. He was formerly assistant professor at the Goodman School of Business, Brock University and a postdoctoral researcher at the Ivey Business School at Western University.

Raymond is involved in research on cross-cultural religious diversity, truth and trust in leadership, the rise of domineering leaders, and the assessment of moral goodness. His dissertation on workplace religiousness and spirituality was a co-winner of the 2018 Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award from the Human Resources Research Institute (Human Resources Professionals Association). He has also been active lifelong in nonprofit leadership and community development roles among marginalized populations.

As lead researcher for the project, he is primarily involved in guiding other researchers, training team members in qualitative research, assisting with all three components of the research, and analyzing refugee status determinations.

Kathryn Chan

Kathryn Chan is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria. In 2022-23, she will serve as the Acting Director of the University of Victoria’s Centre for Studies in Religion and Society.

Kathryn’s research focuses on administrative law, constitutional law, law and religion, and nonprofit sector law. In 2015, she received the Scholarly Paper Award from the Canadian Association of Law Teachers for the article “The Cooptation of Charitable Resources by Threatened Welfare States.” Her first book, The Public Private Nature of Charity Law, was published by Hart Bloomsbury in 2016. Kathryn is primarily involved in reviewing the case law on determinations of refugee status, and its relationship with religious freedom.

Kemi Anazodo

Kemi Anazodo is an assistant professor at the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor. Kemi has experience conducting mixed-methods empirical research pertaining to vulnerable populations. She has published numerous works related to employment re-entry, stigma and identity. Kemi is primarily involved in undertaking the third component on a systematic review of the literature on refugees.

Hilary Evans Cameron

Hilary Evans Cameron is an assistant professor at Lincoln Alexander School of Law. She was a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council postdoctoral fellow at Osgoode Hall Law School, as well as a lecturer at Trinity College in the University of Toronto in the Ethics, Society and Law program. Hilary represented refugee claimants for a decade and was the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s 2017 Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights Research. She is the author of Refugee Law’s Fact-Finding Crisis: Truth, Risk, and the Wrong Mistake (Cambridge, 2018).

Her research, which largely focuses on how refugee status adjudicators make credibility assessments, has been influential internationally and was included in a leading anthology of “the finest scholarship available” in refugee law from the 1930s to the present (Hathaway, 2014). Hilary provides strategic advice and training to the team and the research assistants regarding data collection and analysis for the legal aspects of the project.

Morgan Braganza

Morgan Braganza is an assistant professor at Redeemer University teaching social work. Morgan’s research interests are diverse as she has had the opportunity to be involved in a number of federally funded, provincially funded, and locally funded research and evaluation projects working with varied populations across Canada.

Her research and evaluation projects have covered topics including community-, sports- and faith-based programming, character strengths, inter-organizational collaboration, poverty, domestic violence, violence against women, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. She has also conducted numerous program evaluations which have investigated the effectiveness of, and sought improvements for services related to: domestic violence; newcomers to Canada; healthy behaviour and relationships for teenage girls; mobile crisis response; and students who are the first in their families to attend postsecondary education. The main focus of her program of study is on improving encounters with those who hold contentious or difficult differences (e.g., religion). Morgan is involved in the systematic review of the literature on refugees.

Christopher Chan

Christopher Chan is an associate professor at the School of Human Resource Management, York University. Chris has published in the areas of organizational learning, cross-cultural management, health care management, and work life balance. He is currently an honorary fellow at the Faculty of Law and Business, Australian Catholic University.

His current research focuses on religious ethics, work family conflict, and cross-cultural management. He has strong quantitative and cross-cultural research skills and has interest in all three components of the project. Chris assists with the qualitative and quantitative analyses, in particular the analysis and translation of French cases.

Research Assistants

Alicia Armacinski

MT (in progress), University of Toronto

Justin Chiu (volunteer)

BDes (in progress), York University

Christina Joynt

JD, University of Victoria

Sepideh Khazei

JD, University of Victoria

Romi Laskin

JD, University of Victoria

Elliott MacDonell

PhD in Psychology, Brock University

Anh Mai To

MEd, Brock University

Summer Tuinstra

BA Clinical Psychology (in progress), Redeemer University