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Banerjee, Dr. Rupa

Title:

Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour

Office:

TRS 1-072

Telephone:

x6733

Email Address:

banerjee@ryerson.ca

EDUCATION:

Ph D. (2008) University of Toronto
Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources

M.I.R. (2003) University of Toronto
Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources

B.Ed. (2001) University of Windsor

B.Comm. (2000) University of Windsor
Human Resources Management (Honours)

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

2008-Present Ryerson University
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Resources and
Organizational Behaviour, Ted Rogers School of Business Management

2006-2007 University of Toronto at Mississauga
Instructor, Department of Economics

AWARDS AND GRANTS:

  • 2011 CERIS – Ontario Metropolis Centre Faculty Research Grant. Amount: $12,500
  • 2011 SSHRC Public Outreach Grant. Amount: $144,900 (co-applicant)
  • 2010 Centre for Labour Management Relations Faculty Research Grant. Amount: $7,000
  • 2010 Ryerson University New Faculty Grant. Amount: $10,000
  • 2009 Ted Rogers School of Business Management Research Grant. Amount: $5,000
  • 2008 Honorable Mention, Labor and Employment Relations Association Best PhD Dissertation Competition
  • 2008 SSHRC Knowledge Impact in Society Grant. Amount: $300,000 (co-applicant)
  • 2007 Noah Meltz Student Research Grant, University of Toronto. Amount: $500
  • 2006 Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network Grant. Amount: $15,000 (co-applicant)
  • 2006 SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship. Amount: $20,000
  • 2002/2004/2005 Ontario Graduate Scholarship. Amount: $15,000 annually
  • 2003 Doctoral Fellowship, University of Toronto. Amount: $15,000

PUBLICATIONS:

Banerjee, R. and B.Y. Lee. (forthcoming). “Decreasing the Recent Immigrant Earnings Gap: The impact of Canadian Credential Attainment.” International Migration.

Banerjee, R. and A. Verma. (2012). “Determinants and Effects of Post-Migration Education among New Immigrants in Canada.” Journal of International Migration and Integration, Vol. 13, 59-82.

Reitz, J.G., R. Banerjee, M. Phan and J. Thompson. (2009). “Religion, Religiosity, and the Social Integration of Immigrant Ethnic Groups in Canada.” International Migration Review, Vol. 43, No. 4, 695-723.

Banerjee, R. (2009). “Immigrants’ Career Progression in Canada: Evidence from the SLID.” Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, Vol. 64, No. 3, 486-508.

Dion, K.L, K.K Dion and R. Banerjee. (2009). “Discrimination, Ethnic Group Belonging, and Well-Being.” In Reitz, J.G., R. Breton, K.K. Dion and K.L. Dion (eds). Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion: Potentials and Challenges of Diversity, Springer, 69-87.

Reitz, J.G and R. Banerjee. (2009). “Racial Inequality and Social Cohesion.” In Reitz, J.G., R. Breton, K.K. Dion and K.L. Dion (eds). Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion: Potentials and Challenges of Diversity, Springer, 123-155.

Banerjee, R. (2008). “An Examination of Factors Affecting Workplace Discrimination.” Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 29, No. 4, 380-40

Banerjee, R. (2008). “An Examination of Factors Affecting Workplace Discrimination.” Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 29, No. 4, 380-401.

Reitz, J.G. and R. Banerjee (2007). “Racial Inequality, Social Cohesion, and Policy Issues in Canada”. In T.J. Courchene, K. Banting, and W. Wuttunee (eds). Belonging? Diversity, Recognition and Shared Citizenship in Canada. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 489-545.

Verma, A. and R. Banerjee (2005). “Workforce Diversity and Public Policy Responses in Canada”. In S. Reddy, (ed). Workforce Diversity: Global Experiences. Hyderabad, India: ICFAI University Press, 27-55.

WORKING PAPERS:

Banerjee, R. and M. Phan. “Do ‘Tied-Movers’ Get Tied Down? The Labour Market Adjustment of Immigrant Women in Canada.”

Reitz, J.G., R. Banerjee and M. Phan. “Religious Affiliations and Gender Inequality in Canada: A Study of Labour Market Effects.”

Banerjee, R. and M. Phan. “Licensing Requirements and Occupational Mobility Among New Immigrants in Canada.”

Verma, A., J.G. Reitz, and R. Banerjee. “Unions, Race, Immigrants and Earnings: A Longitudinal Examination of the Effect of Union Membership on the Income Progression of Immigrants to Canada.”

REFEREED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Banerjee, R. and M. Phan. (2011). “Do ‘Tied-Movers’ Get Tied Down? The Labour Market Adjustment of Immigrant Women in Canada.” International Labor and Employment Relations Association Congress of the Americas, August 22-25, 2011, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Reitz, J.G., R. Banerjee and M. Phan. (2010). “Religious Affiliations and Gender Inequality in Canada: A Study of Labour Market Effects,” Migration and the Global City Conference, October 29-31, 2010, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario.

Banerjee, R. and M. Phan. (2010). “Licensing Requirements and Occupational Mobility Among New Immigrants in Canada,” Canadian Industrial Relations Association Annual Conference, June 16-18 2010, Université Laval, Québec.

Banerjee, R. and B.Y. Lee. (2009). “Decreasing the Visible Minority Recent Immigrant Earnings Gap: The impact of Canadian Workplace Training and Educational Credential Attainment,” Canadian Industrial Relations Association Annual Conference, May 27-29, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau, Québec.

Banerjee, R. (2008). “Determinants and Effects of Post-Migration Education among New Immigrants in Canada,” Canadian Industrial Relations Association Annual Conference, June 4-6, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Verma, A., J.G. Reitz, and R. Banerjee. (2008). “Unions, Race, Immigrants and Earnings: A Longitudinal Examination of the Effect of Union Membership on the Income Progression of Immigrants to Canada,” International Industrial Relations Association 5th Annual African Congress, March 26-28, Cape Town, South Africa.

Banerjee, R. (2007). “An Examination of Factors Affecting Perceptions of Workplace Discrimination,” poster presented at Labor and Employment Relations Association Annual Conference, January 5-7, Chicago, IL.

Banerjee, R. (2006). “An Examination of Factors Affecting Perceptions of Workplace Discrimination,” Canadian Industrial Relations Association Annual Conference, June 2-4, York University, Toronto, ON.

Reitz, J.G. and R. Banerjee. (2005). “Racial Inequality and Social Cohesion,” Opening Plenary Session at Canadian Ethnic Studies Association Conference, October 13-16, Ottawa, ON.

Banerjee, R. (2005). “Immigrants’ Career Progression in Canada: Evidence from the SLID,” Canadian Industrial Relations Association Annual Conference, June 3-5, University of Western Ontario, London, ON.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS:

Banerjee, R. (2011). “I Am Canadian? Canadian Identity Among Second Generation Youth.” Roadmap 2030 – A Conference presented by Innoversity, October 26, Toronto, ON.

Banerjee, R. (2008). “Economic and Labour Market Integration of Immigrants and Visible Minorities in Canada.” Settlement Without Borders – A Symposium by Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, The Ontario Metropolis Centre and Ryerson University, June 26, Toronto, ON.

Banerjee, R. (2007). “Racial Inequality, Social Cohesion, and Policy Issues in Canada.” Presentation to Federal Government Deputy Ministers, September 27, Ottawa, ON.

Banerjee, R. (2007). “Cross-currents in Social Integration: Immigration and Diversity in Canadian Society.” Opportunities Conference, May 2, Toronto, ON.

Banerjee, R. (2007). “Immigration: the Next Generation.” Maytree Leadership Conference, May 2, Toronto, ON.

COURSES TAUGHT:

Undergraduate Human Resources Management (2011, 2012)
Undergraduate Training and Development, Ryerson University (2008, 2010, 2011)
Undergraduate Human Resources Planning, Ryerson University (2008, 2011, 2012)
Undergraduate Organizational Behaviour, University of Toronto at Mississauga (2006)

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