- 1963-1994 (Creation)
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1.4 m of textual records (7 boxes)
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Political scientist and specialist in immigration and international migration, Dr. Freda Hawkins graduated with a Ph.D. in 1969 from the Department of Political Economy and throughout her career taught at the University of Toronto. Upon her retirement in 1984 she was made Professor Emeritus.She was one of the first academics to give serious study to immigration policy and management in Canada. She has several articles and two books that attest to her scholarly work. Throughout her career, she acted as an advisor to various government bodies relating to matters of immigration.
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Includes professional correspondence, lectures, manuscript of articles and addresses, research notes relating to her research on government immigration policy and practices. Also included are the records of the Advisory Board on Adjustments of Immigrants (1969-77) of which she was a member. Dr. Hawkins taught in the Political Science Department from 1966-1985 and served as an immigration consultant for several government bodies.
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