Post-Doctoral Fellows

Name: Dr. Amy Binning
Email Addressamy.binning [at] (Amy Binning)
Program:  Postdoctoral Researcher
Previous Degrees: BA Anthropology (McGill University), MRes Social Anthropology (University of Cambridge), PhD Social Anthropology (University of Cambridge)
Research Interests: Anthropology of religion; Tibetan Buddhism in North America; the materiality and media of religion; Canada’s pro-Tibet lobby landscape; governance, activism, and citizenship in the Tibetan diaspora.
Link to: CV
Name: Dr. Paul Codjia
Email Addresspaul.codjia [at] ; paul.codjia [at]
Program:  Postdoctoral Fellow (Fyssen Foundation)
Previous Degrees: BSc Physics (Université de Bordeaux), MA Philosophy of Science (Université Bordeaux Montaigne), MA Ethnology and Social Anthropology (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales-EHESS), PhD Ethnology and Social Anthropology (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales-EHESS)
Research Interests: Affect and emotions, Ritual, Speech act and pragmatics, Indigenous politics, Self-determination movements, Amazonian territorialities, human/nonhuman interactions, Wampis (Aent Chicham), Peru.
Name: Dr. Grégoire Hervouet-Zeiber
Email Addressgregoire.hervouet-zeiber [at]
Program: Le Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FRQSC)– postdoctoral fellow
Previous Degrees: Biochemistry, Université de Montréal (BSc); Political Science, Université du Québec à Montréal (MA); Biomedicine, Bioscience and Society (Sociology), London School of Economics (MSc);Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University (MA, PhD)
Research Interests: war, violence, ethics, psychology, psychiatry, biomedicine, Russia, Socialism and post-Socialism

Name: Janique Johnson-Lafleur
Email Address: janique.johnson-lafleur [at]
Program: Postdoctoral Fellow, Research and Action on Social Polarizations Team - RAPS (Public Safety Canada Funding)
Previous Degrees: Anthropology, Université Laval (BA); Anthropology, Université de Montréal (MSc); Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University (PhD).
Research Interests: Critical Medical Anthropology; Intercultural Training; Cultural Safety and Youth Mental Health Care; Images, Narratives and Discourse; Social Polarisations and Violent Extremism; Gender Studies; Arts; Participatory Research; Clinical Ethnography; Nunavik; Québec

Name: Milad Odabaei
Email Addressmilad.odabaei [at] (Milad Odabaei)
Program: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Previous Degrees: Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Peace and Conflict Studies, UC Berkeley (BS), History of Social and Political Thought, UC Santa Cruz (Graduate Studies), Anthropology, UC Berkeley (MA, PhD)
Research Interests: Religion and Politics, Violence and Subjectivity, Language and Discourse, History and Historiography, Translation and Migration, Political Theology, Psychoanalysis, Islam, Iran.
Name: Jasmine C. Pisapia
Program: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow
Previous Degrees: BA Literature and Humanities (Université de Montréal), MA Comparative Literature (Université de Montréal), PhD Sociocultural Anthropology (Columbia University)
Research Interests: aesthetics; toxicity and environmental crisis; deindustrialization; Italy; literature, poetics, media and performance; experimental ethnographic writing; memory and the archive; historical anthropology; feminist psychoanalysis; cinema, theater and documentary arts.
Name: Dr. Viviane Saglier
Email Addressviviane.saglier [at] (Viviane Saglier)
Program: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Previous Degrees: PhD in Film and Moving Image Studies (Concordia University)
Research Interest: Global media; Arab cinema; postcolonial studies; infrastructure studies; media industries; documentary and visual cultures; media and development, media and critical human rights; theories of affect.


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