Catherine researches in the areas of immigration, refugee and citizenship law. She is currently working on a manuscript called The End of Settler Societies and the New Politics of Immigration that examines large scale shifts in the politics and regulation of migration at the outset of the twenty-first century. She is also co-directing an international comparative project evaluating refugee claims based on gender. Catherine has been involved in test case litigation before the Supreme Court of Canada regarding the criminalization of refugee claimants in 2013 and 2014. In 2012 she was named a Fellow of Canada’s Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation.