SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, Columbia University
Shiri is a writer and researcher based in Toronto. She holds a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University where she is examining the relationship between economic uncertainty and Aboriginal Title in Canada. She holds a PhD from the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto, where she wrote a dissertation on the Algonquins of Barriere Lake’s resistance to the federal land claims process in Canada from the perspective of Indigenous law and jurisdiction. She is a founding member of Barriere Lake Solidarity, a member of the Indigenous Sovereignty and Solidarity Network in Toronto, and an ally in the Defenders of the Land network.