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Associate Professor, Global Asia Studies, Asian Institute, University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
Ruoyun Bai is a leading scholar in Chinese television studies. She published her monograph, Staging Corruption: Chinese Television and Politics in 2014 with the University of British Columbia Press, and co-edited two books on Chinese television, TV Drama in China (2009) and Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century...
Research Associate, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia
Alison Bailey is a Sessional Instructor at the Department of Asian Studies and a Research Associate at the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia. She has a Ph.D. from The University of Toronto. Her research focusses on the intersections between the individual and the state in Chinese culture; ...
Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Asian Institute, University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
Marion Bogo is Professor and was inaugural Sandra Rotman Chair in Social Work at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. Professor Bogo is recognized as an international leader, scholar and researcher in field education and conceptualization and assessment of professional competence. Her...
Professor, Department of Sociology, Asian Institute, University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
Eric Fong is a Professor of Sociology. He is the current Vice President of the Canadian Population Society and the Chair-Elect of the International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association. Fong also serves as an academic advisor at various international research centres. Fong widely publishes in the...
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia
Institute of Asian Research
Dr. Hanser's research centers on topics such as work, gender, and the cultural aspects of markets, and most of my research has focused on contemporary China. Past research includes a study of service work and class inequality in urban China, published by Stanford University Press as Service Encounters: Class, Gender and...
Professor, Asian Institute, Associate Professor Department of Sociology
Munk School of Global Affairs
Ping-Chun Hsiung is a Professor in the Sociology Department and affiliated with the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs. She has carried out ethnographic fieldwork, interviews, and archival research to advance knowledge and theory in gender studies and qualitative research at local and international...
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia
Institute of Asian Research
Dr. Jing’s areas of interest include archaeology of Shang civilization, early urbanization, culture contact, environmental archaeology, geoarchaeology, archaeology of collapse and sustainability, archaic jades, archaeological ceramics, and archaeometry.
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
Lisa Mar specializes in modern Canadian and U.S. socio-political history, particularly immigration and ethnicity, and especially the experiences of Asian Canadians and Asian Americans. Her research focuses on Chinese Canadians and Chinese Americans, their relations with their neighbors, and relations between global and...
Assistant Professor, Institute for the History & Philosophy of Science & Technology, Asian Institute, University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
Wen-Ching Sung is an Assistant Professor in the  Institute for History & Philosophy of Science & Technology, with a cross-appointment in the Department of Anthropology and the Department of East Asian Studies. Her research areas include medical anthropology and anthropology of science. Dr. Sung is currently...
Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Asian Institute, University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
A. Ka Tat Tsang is the Director of the China Project and holds the Factor-Inwentash Chair in Social Work in the Global Community. The focus of his research and scholarship is the development of a knowledge base for social work practice in a globalized environment, through active integration of theory, practice and resear...
Assistant Professor, Asian Institute and Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
Yiching Wu teaches East Asian Studies, modern Chinese history, and anthropology at the University of Toronto. An anthropologist trained at the University of Chicago, his research focuses on the history, society, and politics of Mao’s China, in particular during the Cultural Revolution. His main scholarly interests...
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Asian Institute, University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
Weiguo Zhang is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto, Mississauga. He received his Ph.D. in Development Studies at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands, in 1998. Before joining in the Department of Sociology, he worked as a lecturer and social scientist at the Post-Gradu...
Yushu Zhu
Program Manager, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada; Research Associate, Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia
With a background in human geography and Asian research, Yushu’s research agenda is to develop an understanding of globalization, development and urbanization in the Asia-Pacific region, especially China and Canada. She pursues the scholarship through the lens of urban governance, civil society, social capital, civic...