Dr. Evelyn Encalada Grez (she, her, ella) is a Latinx Assistant Professor in Labour Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at SFU. She is the co-founder of the award-winning collective, Justice for Migrant Workers that has advocated for the rights of migrant farmworkers in Canada and transnationally for over two decades. As a community-engaged scholar and Public Sociologist, Evelyn has mobilized her migrant-labour research through various media including documentaries and given talks in venues such as Parliament Hill, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and at the United Nations in New York. Currently she is working on mobilizing research findings from community-engaged research she led on the systemic discrimination of Internationally Trained Physicians in BC. She is also conducting research on the invisible labour undertaken by community workers and organizers who support migrant farmworkers, particularly during the height of the pandemic.
Publication: The Myth of Canada: The Exclusion of Internationally Trained Physicians
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