Delphine Nakache

Delphine Nakache teaches in the areas of public international law and migration and refugee law. She holds a Bachelor of public law and political science from the Institut d’Études Politiques (Lille, France); a Master of Laws from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and a Ph.D. from McGill University. Delphine Nakache was previously an assistant professor at the University of Alberta (Law Faculty), a research associate and the interim director of the Canada Research Chair in International Migration Law (University of Montreal), a research affiliate of the CEIM (Centre Études Internationales et Mondialisation, UQAM), a lecturer at the masters level at the University of Montreal and UQAM, and an external consultant in International Trade Law for Option Consommateurs, a Montreal-based organization devoted to advocacy on behalf of consumers’ rights and interests. Her research and writing interests include securitization of migration and citizenship policies, migration and human rights standards (Canadian charter and international human rights law), and cultural theory of law. She is currently conducting a research on the legal status of temporary migrants admitted for employment in Canada, with the objective of comparing law and practice for low-skilled and highly-skilled migrant workers in the Canadian labour market. She also recently started a research project on Provincial Nominee Programs and their implications for temporary foreign workers.

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