Vic Satzewich grew up in Saskatoon, the child of displaced persons who came to Canada in the early 1950s. He is currently Professor of Sociology at McMaster University. He has published nine books and many articles on various aspects of immigration, racism and social inequality in Canada. His books include The Ukrainian Diaspora (2002) and Points of Entry: How Canada's Visa Officers Decide Who Gets In (2015), which was awarded the John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award in 2016 by the Canadian Sociological Association. He is also a recipient of The Canadian Sociological Association's Outstanding Contribution Award.
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