Dr. Constantine E. Passaris, University of New Brunswick

Dr. Constantine E. Passaris is a Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts, at the University of New Brunswick (Canada) and an Onassis Foundation Fellow. He is also a National Research Affiliate of the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy. He is a member of the Academic Scientific Board of the International Institute of Advanced Economic and Social Studies (Italy). Professor Passaris is listed in the International Who's Who in Education and the Canadian Who’s Who. In 2012, he was conferred the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his exceptional contributions to New Brunswick and Canada. He was a visiting professor at the International Writers and Translators’ Center of Rhodes (IWTCR) in summer 2018.

Dr. Passaris is a prolific author whose scholarly publications have been published in monographs, books, encyclopaedias and academic journals. He has written extensively on economic issues dealing with public policy, globalization, internetization, economic governance, regional development, human rights, demography, immigration and multiculturalism. He has served as a member of the Economic Council of Canada, Chairman of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Human Rights Center at Saint Thomas University (Canada), Chairman of the New Brunswick Advisory Board on Population Growth, a member of the New Brunswick Immigration Advisory Committee and as an advisor to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.


Research Interests: Population economics; immigration; multiculturalism; globalization; economic governance; public policy.

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