About our team

Feng Xu is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria. Her research interests inlcude:

  • Chinese politics
  • Comparative politics (East Asia)
  • Gender politics (especially East Asia)
  • Migration and citizenship
  • Feminist political economy
  • Urbanization

For more information and a full list of publications, see https://www.uvic.ca/socialsciences/politicalscience/people/directory/xufeng.php.

Kendra Strauss is Associate Professor and Director of the Labour Studies Program at SFU. She is also an Associate Member in the Department of Geography. Her research interests include:

  • Feminist political economy
  • Labour geography and feminist economic geography
  • Migration
  • Unfree labour and trafficking
  • Precarious work
  • Social reproduction

For more information and a full list of publications, see http://www.sfu.ca/labour/people/kendra-strauss.html.


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Our funding

The funding for this project is provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)'s Insight Grants Program. Click here for more information on SSHRC and its granting programs.