Xinying Hu

Term Lecturer
Labour Studies Program


PhD, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, Simon Fraser University
MA, Economics, Capital University of Economics and Business, Bejing


Dr. Xinying Hu received her Ph.D. in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies from Simon Fraser University in 2010. Her areas of research interest include women and work, globalization and labour migration, precarious labour, and the global labour movement and trade unionism. She publishes both in English and Chinese. Her most representative publication is China’s New Underclass: Paid Domestic Labour, which was published by Routledge in 2011. Dr. Hu joined the Labour Studies Program as a sessional instructor in September 2011, teaching Labour in China. She has also taught the Politics of Labour in Canada.