Dagmar Soennecken is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and the Department of Social Science (Law & Society Program) at York University. Among her most recent publications are: “Germany and the Janus Face of Immigration Federalism: Devolution vs. Centralization,” in S. Baglay, D. Nakache, Immigration Regulation in Federal States: Challenges and Responses in Comparative Perspective ( New York/Heidelberg, Springer, 2014) and “The Managerialization of Refugee Determinations in Canada,” Droit et Societé. No. 84 (2013/2), 297-311. She has twice been a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for European and International Aliens and Asylum Law at the University of Konstanz, Germany and in 2006/7, was a Visiting Study Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre (RSC). In the summer of 2013, she held the Canadian Guest Professorship at the University of Kiel, Germany, where she gave a public lecture on the “Europeanization of Canada’s refugee policy.” In December 2014, she will be giving a public lecture entitled “Citizenship in Retreat: Canada, “Crimmigration” and the War on Terror,” sponsored by the IMIS (Institute for Migration and Inter-cultural Studies) at the University of Osnabrück (Germany).