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Ethel Tungohan

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Department of Politics

Assistant Professor
Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Canadian Migration Policy, Impacts and Activism

Office: South Ross 667
Phone: 416.736.2100 Ext: 22055
Email: tungohan@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://www.tungohan.com

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Ethel Tungohan is the Canada Research Chair in Canadian Migration Policy, Impacts and Activism, and Assistant Professor of Politics and Social Science at York University. She has also been appointed as a Broadbent Institute Fellow. Previously, she was the Grant Notley Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Alberta’s Department of Political Science. She received her doctoral degree in Political Science and Women and Gender Studies from the University of Toronto.

Her research looks at migrant labor, specifically assessing migrant activism. Her forthcoming book, “From the Politics of Everyday Resistance to the Politics from Below,” which will be published by the University of Illinois Press, won the 2014 National Women’s Studies Association First Book Prize. Her work has been published in academic journals such as the International Feminist Journal of Politics, Politics, Groups, and Identities, and Canadian Ethnic Studies. She is also one of the editors of “Filipinos in Canada: Disturbing Invisibility,” which was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2012.

Dr. Tungohan specializes in socially engaged research and is actively involved in grassroots migrant organizations such as Gabriela-Ontario and Migrante-Canada

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Degrees

B.A. (Hons.), University of British Columbia
MSc, London School of Economics
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Grant Notley Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Alberta

Professional Leadership

2017-present Canada Research Chair in Canadian Migration Policy, Impacts and Activism

Department of Politics, York University

2017-present Broadbent Instiute Policy Fellow Broadbent Institute

2016-present Assistant Professor

Department of Politics, York University

(Also appointed to the graduate program in Political Science)

Community Contributions

2018-present Global Labour Research Centre Executive Committee Member
2018 York University Faculty Association Race and Equity Caucus Elections Officer
2018-present York University Faculty Association Race and Equity Caucus Advisory Board Member

Research Interests

, Social movements, migrant activism, public policy, socially engaged research, intersectionality, Canadian and comparative politics., immigration and citizenship policy, gender analysis, critical race theory

Current Research Projects

2018 SSHRC Insight Development Grant (Principal Investigator). “Permanently Temporary? An Analysis of Discourses and Policies on Temporary Foreign Work in Canada from 1973-2016.”

    Summary:

    2018 SSHRC Insight Development Grant (Principal Investigator). “Permanently Temporary? An Analysis of Discourses and Policies on Temporary Foreign Work in Canada from 1973-2016.”

    See more
    Funders:
    SSHRC Insight Development Grant
2018 Homeward Trust Edmonton (Principal Investigator). Examining Precarious Migrants’ Experiences with Housing and Homelessness in Edmonton through Participatory Action Research

    Summary:

    2018 Homeward Trust Edmonton (Principal Investigator). Examining Precarious Migrants’ Experiences with Housing and Homelessness in Edmonton through Participatory Action Research.

    See more
    Funders:
    Homeward Trust Edmonton
2013-2015 Grant Notley Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Principal Investigator). “The Temporary Foreign Worker Program: A Critical Analysis of Temporary Foreign Work from the Perspectives of Migrant Workers, Civil Society, and Policymakers.”

    Summary:

    2013-2015 Grant Notley Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Principal Investigator). “The Temporary Foreign Worker Program: A Critical Analysis of Temporary Foreign Work from the Perspectives of Migrant Workers, Civil Society, and Policymakers.”

    See more
    Funders:
    Grant Notley Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
2011-2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant (Collaborator). “From Migrant to Citizen: Learning from the Experiences of Former Filipina Live-in Caregivers Transitioning out of the Live-In Caregiver Program.”

    Summary:

    2011-2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant (Collaborator). “From Migrant to Citizen: Learning from the Experiences of Former Filipina Live-in Caregivers Transitioning out of the Live-In Caregiver Program.”

    See more
    Funders:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant
Books

Publication
Year

Disturbing Invisibility: Filipinos in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press (2012), with Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, JP Catungal, & Lisa Davidson.

2012

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“International Approaches to Governing Temporary Labour Migrants: A Critical Assessment of the UN Committee on Migrant Workers, the ILO Conventions on Labour Migration, and the International Migrants Alliance,” in Will Kymlicka & Jane Boulden (editors), International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (2015).

2015

“Debunking Notions of Migrant ‘Victimhood’: A Critical Assessment of Temporary Labour Migration Programs and Filipina Migrant Activism in Canada,” in Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, Ethel Tungohan, JP Catungal & Lisa Davidson (eds.), Disturbing Invisibility: Filipinos in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press,
pp. 161-180 (2012).

2012

“Protecting Temporary Labour Migrants: An Emerging Role for Global Cities,” in Harald Bauder (ed.), Immigration and Settlement: Challenges, Experiences, and Opportunities in Global and Local Contexts. Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars Press, pp. 75-93. (2012).

2012

“Spectres of (In)visibility: Filipina/o Labour, Culture, and Youth in Canada,” in Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, Ethel Tungohan, JP Catungal & Lisa Davidson (editors), Disturbing Invisibility: Filipinos in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, pp. 5-45 (2012). With Bonnie McElhinny, Lisa Davidson, JP Catungal, & Roland Coloma.

2012

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

“Citizenship and Its Others, edited by Vanessa Hughes and Bridget Anderson.” Population, Space, and Place (2017).

2017

“Strangers at the Gates: Movements and States in Contentious Politics by Sydney Tarrow.” Social Movements (2014).

2014

“Producing and Negotiating Non-Citizenship: Precarious Legal Status in Canada by Luin Goldring and Patricia Landolt.” Law and Politics Book Review (2013).

2013

“Emigration: Economic Implications by T. Ramachandra Shastri.” Atlantis (2009).

2009

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

“Canada Should Talk to the Provinces: Irregular Migrants in Alberta and Inter-Provincial Legal Consciousness.” International Migration. https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12506 (2018).

2018

From Migrant to Citizen: The Labour Market Integration of Former Live-in Caregivers in Canada.” ILR Review 71(4): 908-936 (2018). Third Author, with Rupa Banerjee, Philip Kelly, Petronila Cleto, Conely de Leon, Mila Garcia, Marco Luciano, Cynthia Palmaria, and Chris Sorio.

2018

“Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada: Reconstructing ‘belonging’, remaking citizenship.” Social and Legal Studies 28 (2): 236-252 (2018).

2018

“The Future of Canadian Political Science: Boundary Transgressions, Gender, and Anti-Oppression Frameworks.” Canadian Journal of Political Science. doi.org/10.1017/S0008423918000197 (2018). Second Author with Nisha Nath and Megan Gaucher.

2018

“Expertise, Embodiment, and the Dilemmas of Activist Research in Southeast Asia.” Third Author, with Philip Kelly, Elisabeth Kramer, Chaya Ocampo Go, Jason Morris-Jung, and Dominique Caouette. Critical Asian Studies 49 (3): 428-436 (2017).

2017

“From Encountering Confederate Flags to Finding Refuge in Spaces of Solidarity: Filipino Temporary Foreign Workers’ Experiences of the Public in Alberta.” Space and Polity 21(1): 11-26 (2017).

2017

“The Transformative and Radical Feminism of Grass-roots Migrant Women’s Movement(s) in Canada.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 50 (2): 479-494 (2017).

2017

“Intersectionality and Social Justice: Assessing Activists’ Use of Intersectionality through Grassroots Migrants Organizations in Canada.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 4(3): 347-362 (2016).

2016

“After the Live-in Caregiver Program: Filipina Caregivers’ Experiences of Uneven and Graduated Citizenship.” First Author, with Rupa Banerjee, Wayne Chu, Petronilla Cleto, Conely De Leon, Mila Garcia, Philip Kelly, Marco Luciano, Cynthia Palmaria, and Chris Sorio. Canadian Ethnic Studies 47 (1): 87-105 (2015).

2015

“Reconceptualizing Motherhood, Reconceptualizing Resistance: Migrant Domestic Workers, Transnational Hyper-Maternalism, and Activism.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 15 (1): 39-57 (2013).

2013

“Is Global Sisterhood Elusive? A Critical Assessment of the Transnational Women’s Rights Movement.” Atlantis: Canadian Journal of Women’s Studies 34 (2): 104-114 (2010).

2010

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

“Intersectionality and Social Movements: Exploring Trans-National and Local Solidarity through a Discussion of Black Lives Matter, the March against Islamophobia and White Supremacy.” With Rachel Brown. Western Political Science Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA, April 2018.

2018

“Irregular Migrants in Alberta and the ‘Saskatchewan Option’: Examining Migrants’ Use of Social Networks and Inter-provincial Legal Consciousness.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. Regina, SK, June 2018.

2018

“Sophia’s Choice? Family Unity or Economic Security: The Temporary Foreign Workers Program, Interprovincial Legal Consciousness and Family Fragmentation.” Law and Society Annual Conference. Toronto, ON, June 2018.

2018

“Feminist Praxis in Academic Careers.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. Toronto, ON, June 2017.

2017

“Intersectional Analysis of Undocumented Migrant Workers’ Experiences in Canada.” American Political Science Association Conference. San Francisco, CA, September 2017.

2017

“Messy Coalitions and Contradictory Actions: Migrant Activists and the Use of Intersectionality.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Baltimore, MD, November 2017.

2017

“Temporary Foreign Workers’ Experiences of Precariousness in Canada.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. Toronto, ON, June 2017.

2017

“Undocumented Filipino Migrant Labour in Canada: An Assessment of Undocumented Migrants’ Trajectories of Precariousness through Oral Life Histories.” Council for Southeast Asian Studies Conference. Toronto, ON, October 2017.

2017

“Diversifying Pedagogies in Political Science: Teaching Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Indigeneity in the Discipline.” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference. Calgary, AB. May 2016.

2016

“Race, Gender, Citizenship, and Belonging: A Critical Assessment of the “New” Canadian Immigration Regime through the Case Studies of the Caregiver Program and Temporary Foreign Worker Program.” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference. Calgary, AB. May 2016.

2016

“Complicity and Capacity-Building: Problems and Approaches to Coalition in the Face of Increasing Impermanence.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Milwaukee, WI. November 2015.

2015

“Deterritorialized Sovereignty? The Experiences of Filipino Migrants in Canada.” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference. Ottawa, ON. June 2015.

2015

“Intersectionality and the Diverse Politics of Resistance Among Domestic Workers.” American Political Science Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. September 2015.

2015

“’I Feel Canadian Even Without the Passport’: Temporary Foreign Migrants’ Experiences in Canada.” International Studies Association Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. February 2015.

2015

“Evaluating What’s Next When Thinking About Intersectionality: Can Intersectionality Bridge the Gap Between Research and Activism?” International Intersectionality Conference. Vancouver, BC. April 2014.

2014

“Migrant Care Workers’ Resistance to Neoliberalism through the Politics of the Everyday and the Politics from Below.” Western Political Science Association. Seattle, Washington. April 2014.

2014

“Migrant Domestic Worker Activism in Canada and the Use of Intersectionality.” American Political Science Association Annual Conference. Washington, DC. August 2014.

2014

“Migrant Women in the Global South.” Berkshire Women’s History Conference. Toronto, ON. May 2014.

2014

“Organizing Migrant Care Workers’ Interests in Canada.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. St. Catherine’s, ON. May 2014.

2014

“The Migrant Domestic Workers’ Movement in Canada: Transgressive Rebellions and Strategic Compromises.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. November 2014.

2014

“Migrant Workers’ Strike Back: Migrant Workers’ Search for Alternative Political and Economic Organizing through Civil Society Action.” Western Political Science Association Conference. Los Angeles, California. April 2013.

2013

Caring across Borders: Examining the Relationships of Migrant Mothers and Migrant Children During and After Temporary Labour Migration.” British Sociological Association. Leeds, United Kingdom. April 2012.

2012

“(Un)Coordinated Chaos?: A Critical Assessment of Federalism and Canadian Temporary Labour Migration Programs.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. Montreal, Quebec. June 2010.

2010

“International Approaches to Governing International Migrants, Ethnicity, and Gender: An Intersectional Analysis of Migrants’ Rights.” Ethnicity and Democratic Governance Roundtable: International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity – Security, Democracy, and Minority Rights. Kingston, Ontario. September 2010.

2010

“Political Inclusion, Social Change, and ‘Being Filipino’: A Critical Assessment of Filipina Live-in Caregivers’ Activism.” Association for Canadian Studies and Canadian Ethnic Studies Association Joint Annual Conference. Toronto, Ontario. November 2010.

2010

“Protecting Temporary Labour Migrants: An Emerging Role for Global Cities.” Migration and the Global City. Toronto, Ontario. October 2010.

2010

Public Lectures

Publication
Year

“Migration and Movements.” International Federation for Research in Women’s History. Vancouver, BC: August 10, 2018. (Plenary Panel).

2018

“Politics from Below: Migrant Domestic Workers Activism in Canada.” Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Washington University at St Louis. St Louis, MO: March 1, 2018.

2018

“Socially-Engaged Research.” Centre for Ethics, University of Sudbury. Sudbury, ON: March 22, 2018.

2018

“Temporary Migrant Labour in Canada.” Centre for Ethics, University of Sudbury. Sudbury, ON: March 22, 2018.

2018

“Transformative Labour Organizing in Precarious Times.” Workers Action Centre. Toronto, ON: July, 2018.

2018

“Changes to the Caregiver Program.” Canadian Council for Refugees Consultation. St. Catharines, ON: November 2017.

2017

“Imperyalismo, Ibagsak!: The Migrant Domestic Workers Movement In Canada.” Global Labour Research Centre Graduate Conference, York University. Toronto, ON: October 10, 2016. (Keynote Presentation).

2016

“Migrant Resistance, Migrant Power.” Migrante BC Conference, ‘Building and Strengthening Worker Solidarity.’ New Westminster, BC: December 3, 2016. (Keynote Presentation).

2016

“Changes to the Caregiver Program: History of Policy Changes and Activism.” Catholic Family Service. Calgary, Alberta. January 2015.

2015

“Finding Feminisms.” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Ottawa, ON. June 2015.

2015

“Immigration Policy and Migrant Justice Movements: Organizing for Change.” School for Social Justice, Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI). Toronto, ON. November 2015.

2015

“Remaking Citizenship, Reconstructing Belonging: Migrant Domestic Workers, Resistance, and Intersectionality.” Governing Migration from the Margins Workshop. Waterloo, ON. November 2015.

2015

“Research Ethics: Qualitative Research, Socially-Engaged Research, and Working with Marginalized Populations.” Canadian Political Science Annual Meeting. Ottawa, ON. June 2015.

2015

“What About the Workers? Examining ‘Bone Cage’ in an Albertan Context.” Next Up: Parkland Institute Youth Project. Edmonton, AB. September 2015.

2015

“Labour Migration and the Transnational Demand for Domestic Labour.” Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future, Barnard Centre for Research for Women and National Domestic Workers Alliance Conference. New York, NY. October 2014.

2014

“Migrant Care Worker Activism in Canada.” University of Alberta Department of Political Science Speaker Series. Edmonton, AB. February 2014.

2014

“Working with Migrant Activist Groups Using Participatory Action Research and Feminist Interpretive Methodologies.” Methods, Data, and the Study of Migration and Citizenship in Political Science, American Political Science Association Short Course. Washington, DC. August 2014.

2014

Conferences

Publication
Year

2017 “Migration and Citizenship” panel, Global Labour Research Centre Graduate Student Conference, October 2017.

2017

2016 “Author Meets Critic: Hae Yoon Cho’s ‘Decentering Citizenship: Gender, Labour and Migrant Rights in South Korea” session, York Centre for Asian Research, November 2016.

2016

2016 “Experiences of Racialization in Canada” panel, Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies Graduate Student Conference, April 2016.

2016

2015 “Constructing Masculinities and Femininities: Citizenship and Cultural Processes” panel, Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, June 2015.

2015

2015 “Democracy and Diaspora” panel, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, September 2015.

2015

2014 “Migration of Workers: International Treaties, Labor and Employment Policy, Gender and Citizenship” panel, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, September 2014.

2014

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

“Care and Caring from a Global Perspective.” Lead Co-Editor for Special Issue, International Journal of Care and Caring. (Proposal accepted)

“Global Care Chains and Intersectional/Decolonial/Queer Approaches.” International Journal of Caring and Culture. (Article Accepted).

“Socially Engaged Research in Political Science.” Lead Editor for Special Issue, Politics, Groups, and Identities. (Proposal accepted).


Other

Publication
Year

“Ethical Issues Facing Domestic Workers.” Encyclopedia for Business and Professional Ethics (2018).

2018

“I Can’t Stop Thinking About Moms Who Are Separated From Their Families – Like Mine Was.” Flare Magazine. May 10, 2018. https://www.flare.com/news/families-separated-by-immigration/

2018

“Caregivers Holding Rally Seek Family Reunification Now.” Rabble.ca. September 18, 2017. http://rabble.ca/news/2017/09/caregivers-hold-rally-seeking-family-reunification-now

2017

“It’s Been Wrong for Canada to Separate Families.” Toronto Star. November 21, 2017. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2017/11/21/its-been-wrong-for-canada-to-separate-families.html

2017

“Filipinas in Canada to Philippine Politicians: Give Better Service, Protection.” The Philippine Daily Inquirer. March 10, 2016. http://globalnation.inquirer.net/137548/137548

2016

“’Project Guardian’ Raids on Caregivers Leads to Calls for Immigration Reform.” Rabble.ca. March 29, 2016. http://rabble.ca/news/2016/03/project-guardian-raids-on-caregivers-leads-to-callsimmigration-reform

2016


Ethel Tungohan is the Canada Research Chair in Canadian Migration Policy, Impacts and Activism, and Assistant Professor of Politics and Social Science at York University. She has also been appointed as a Broadbent Institute Fellow. Previously, she was the Grant Notley Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Alberta’s Department of Political Science. She received her doctoral degree in Political Science and Women and Gender Studies from the University of Toronto.

Her research looks at migrant labor, specifically assessing migrant activism. Her forthcoming book, “From the Politics of Everyday Resistance to the Politics from Below,” which will be published by the University of Illinois Press, won the 2014 National Women’s Studies Association First Book Prize. Her work has been published in academic journals such as the International Feminist Journal of Politics, Politics, Groups, and Identities, and Canadian Ethnic Studies. She is also one of the editors of “Filipinos in Canada: Disturbing Invisibility,” which was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2012.

Dr. Tungohan specializes in socially engaged research and is actively involved in grassroots migrant organizations such as Gabriela-Ontario and Migrante-Canada

Degrees

B.A. (Hons.), University of British Columbia
MSc, London School of Economics
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Grant Notley Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Alberta

Professional Leadership

2017-present Canada Research Chair in Canadian Migration Policy, Impacts and Activism

Department of Politics, York University

2017-present Broadbent Instiute Policy Fellow Broadbent Institute

2016-present Assistant Professor

Department of Politics, York University

(Also appointed to the graduate program in Political Science)

Community Contributions

2018-present Global Labour Research Centre Executive Committee Member
2018 York University Faculty Association Race and Equity Caucus Elections Officer
2018-present York University Faculty Association Race and Equity Caucus Advisory Board Member

Research Interests

, Social movements, migrant activism, public policy, socially engaged research, intersectionality, Canadian and comparative politics., immigration and citizenship policy, gender analysis, critical race theory

Current Research Projects

2018 SSHRC Insight Development Grant (Principal Investigator). “Permanently Temporary? An Analysis of Discourses and Policies on Temporary Foreign Work in Canada from 1973-2016.”

    Summary:

    2018 SSHRC Insight Development Grant (Principal Investigator). “Permanently Temporary? An Analysis of Discourses and Policies on Temporary Foreign Work in Canada from 1973-2016.”

    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    SSHRC Insight Development Grant
2018 Homeward Trust Edmonton (Principal Investigator). Examining Precarious Migrants’ Experiences with Housing and Homelessness in Edmonton through Participatory Action Research

    Summary:

    2018 Homeward Trust Edmonton (Principal Investigator). Examining Precarious Migrants’ Experiences with Housing and Homelessness in Edmonton through Participatory Action Research.

    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    Homeward Trust Edmonton
2013-2015 Grant Notley Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Principal Investigator). “The Temporary Foreign Worker Program: A Critical Analysis of Temporary Foreign Work from the Perspectives of Migrant Workers, Civil Society, and Policymakers.”

    Summary:

    2013-2015 Grant Notley Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Principal Investigator). “The Temporary Foreign Worker Program: A Critical Analysis of Temporary Foreign Work from the Perspectives of Migrant Workers, Civil Society, and Policymakers.”

    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    Grant Notley Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
2011-2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant (Collaborator). “From Migrant to Citizen: Learning from the Experiences of Former Filipina Live-in Caregivers Transitioning out of the Live-In Caregiver Program.”

    Summary:

    2011-2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant (Collaborator). “From Migrant to Citizen: Learning from the Experiences of Former Filipina Live-in Caregivers Transitioning out of the Live-In Caregiver Program.”

    Project Type: Funded
    Funders:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“International Approaches to Governing Temporary Labour Migrants: A Critical Assessment of the UN Committee on Migrant Workers, the ILO Conventions on Labour Migration, and the International Migrants Alliance,” in Will Kymlicka & Jane Boulden (editors), International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (2015).

2015

“Debunking Notions of Migrant ‘Victimhood’: A Critical Assessment of Temporary Labour Migration Programs and Filipina Migrant Activism in Canada,” in Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, Ethel Tungohan, JP Catungal & Lisa Davidson (eds.), Disturbing Invisibility: Filipinos in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press,
pp. 161-180 (2012).

2012

“Protecting Temporary Labour Migrants: An Emerging Role for Global Cities,” in Harald Bauder (ed.), Immigration and Settlement: Challenges, Experiences, and Opportunities in Global and Local Contexts. Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars Press, pp. 75-93. (2012).

2012

“Spectres of (In)visibility: Filipina/o Labour, Culture, and Youth in Canada,” in Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, Ethel Tungohan, JP Catungal & Lisa Davidson (editors), Disturbing Invisibility: Filipinos in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, pp. 5-45 (2012). With Bonnie McElhinny, Lisa Davidson, JP Catungal, & Roland Coloma.

2012

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

“Citizenship and Its Others, edited by Vanessa Hughes and Bridget Anderson.” Population, Space, and Place (2017).

2017

“Strangers at the Gates: Movements and States in Contentious Politics by Sydney Tarrow.” Social Movements (2014).

2014

“Producing and Negotiating Non-Citizenship: Precarious Legal Status in Canada by Luin Goldring and Patricia Landolt.” Law and Politics Book Review (2013).

2013

“Emigration: Economic Implications by T. Ramachandra Shastri.” Atlantis (2009).

2009

Books

Publication
Year

Disturbing Invisibility: Filipinos in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press (2012), with Roland Coloma, Bonnie McElhinny, JP Catungal, & Lisa Davidson.

2012

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

“Canada Should Talk to the Provinces: Irregular Migrants in Alberta and Inter-Provincial Legal Consciousness.” International Migration. https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12506 (2018).

2018

From Migrant to Citizen: The Labour Market Integration of Former Live-in Caregivers in Canada.” ILR Review 71(4): 908-936 (2018). Third Author, with Rupa Banerjee, Philip Kelly, Petronila Cleto, Conely de Leon, Mila Garcia, Marco Luciano, Cynthia Palmaria, and Chris Sorio.

2018

“Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada: Reconstructing ‘belonging’, remaking citizenship.” Social and Legal Studies 28 (2): 236-252 (2018).

2018

“The Future of Canadian Political Science: Boundary Transgressions, Gender, and Anti-Oppression Frameworks.” Canadian Journal of Political Science. doi.org/10.1017/S0008423918000197 (2018). Second Author with Nisha Nath and Megan Gaucher.

2018

“Expertise, Embodiment, and the Dilemmas of Activist Research in Southeast Asia.” Third Author, with Philip Kelly, Elisabeth Kramer, Chaya Ocampo Go, Jason Morris-Jung, and Dominique Caouette. Critical Asian Studies 49 (3): 428-436 (2017).

2017

“From Encountering Confederate Flags to Finding Refuge in Spaces of Solidarity: Filipino Temporary Foreign Workers’ Experiences of the Public in Alberta.” Space and Polity 21(1): 11-26 (2017).

2017

“The Transformative and Radical Feminism of Grass-roots Migrant Women’s Movement(s) in Canada.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 50 (2): 479-494 (2017).

2017

“Intersectionality and Social Justice: Assessing Activists’ Use of Intersectionality through Grassroots Migrants Organizations in Canada.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 4(3): 347-362 (2016).

2016

“After the Live-in Caregiver Program: Filipina Caregivers’ Experiences of Uneven and Graduated Citizenship.” First Author, with Rupa Banerjee, Wayne Chu, Petronilla Cleto, Conely De Leon, Mila Garcia, Philip Kelly, Marco Luciano, Cynthia Palmaria, and Chris Sorio. Canadian Ethnic Studies 47 (1): 87-105 (2015).

2015

“Reconceptualizing Motherhood, Reconceptualizing Resistance: Migrant Domestic Workers, Transnational Hyper-Maternalism, and Activism.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 15 (1): 39-57 (2013).

2013

“Is Global Sisterhood Elusive? A Critical Assessment of the Transnational Women’s Rights Movement.” Atlantis: Canadian Journal of Women’s Studies 34 (2): 104-114 (2010).

2010

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

“Intersectionality and Social Movements: Exploring Trans-National and Local Solidarity through a Discussion of Black Lives Matter, the March against Islamophobia and White Supremacy.” With Rachel Brown. Western Political Science Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA, April 2018.

2018

“Irregular Migrants in Alberta and the ‘Saskatchewan Option’: Examining Migrants’ Use of Social Networks and Inter-provincial Legal Consciousness.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. Regina, SK, June 2018.

2018

“Sophia’s Choice? Family Unity or Economic Security: The Temporary Foreign Workers Program, Interprovincial Legal Consciousness and Family Fragmentation.” Law and Society Annual Conference. Toronto, ON, June 2018.

2018

“Feminist Praxis in Academic Careers.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. Toronto, ON, June 2017.

2017

“Intersectional Analysis of Undocumented Migrant Workers’ Experiences in Canada.” American Political Science Association Conference. San Francisco, CA, September 2017.

2017

“Messy Coalitions and Contradictory Actions: Migrant Activists and the Use of Intersectionality.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Baltimore, MD, November 2017.

2017

“Temporary Foreign Workers’ Experiences of Precariousness in Canada.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. Toronto, ON, June 2017.

2017

“Undocumented Filipino Migrant Labour in Canada: An Assessment of Undocumented Migrants’ Trajectories of Precariousness through Oral Life Histories.” Council for Southeast Asian Studies Conference. Toronto, ON, October 2017.

2017

“Diversifying Pedagogies in Political Science: Teaching Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Indigeneity in the Discipline.” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference. Calgary, AB. May 2016.

2016

“Race, Gender, Citizenship, and Belonging: A Critical Assessment of the “New” Canadian Immigration Regime through the Case Studies of the Caregiver Program and Temporary Foreign Worker Program.” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference. Calgary, AB. May 2016.

2016

“Complicity and Capacity-Building: Problems and Approaches to Coalition in the Face of Increasing Impermanence.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. Milwaukee, WI. November 2015.

2015

“Deterritorialized Sovereignty? The Experiences of Filipino Migrants in Canada.” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference. Ottawa, ON. June 2015.

2015

“Intersectionality and the Diverse Politics of Resistance Among Domestic Workers.” American Political Science Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. September 2015.

2015

“’I Feel Canadian Even Without the Passport’: Temporary Foreign Migrants’ Experiences in Canada.” International Studies Association Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. February 2015.

2015

“Evaluating What’s Next When Thinking About Intersectionality: Can Intersectionality Bridge the Gap Between Research and Activism?” International Intersectionality Conference. Vancouver, BC. April 2014.

2014

“Migrant Care Workers’ Resistance to Neoliberalism through the Politics of the Everyday and the Politics from Below.” Western Political Science Association. Seattle, Washington. April 2014.

2014

“Migrant Domestic Worker Activism in Canada and the Use of Intersectionality.” American Political Science Association Annual Conference. Washington, DC. August 2014.

2014

“Migrant Women in the Global South.” Berkshire Women’s History Conference. Toronto, ON. May 2014.

2014

“Organizing Migrant Care Workers’ Interests in Canada.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. St. Catherine’s, ON. May 2014.

2014

“The Migrant Domestic Workers’ Movement in Canada: Transgressive Rebellions and Strategic Compromises.” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. November 2014.

2014

“Migrant Workers’ Strike Back: Migrant Workers’ Search for Alternative Political and Economic Organizing through Civil Society Action.” Western Political Science Association Conference. Los Angeles, California. April 2013.

2013

Caring across Borders: Examining the Relationships of Migrant Mothers and Migrant Children During and After Temporary Labour Migration.” British Sociological Association. Leeds, United Kingdom. April 2012.

2012

“(Un)Coordinated Chaos?: A Critical Assessment of Federalism and Canadian Temporary Labour Migration Programs.” Canadian Political Science Association Conference. Montreal, Quebec. June 2010.

2010

“International Approaches to Governing International Migrants, Ethnicity, and Gender: An Intersectional Analysis of Migrants’ Rights.” Ethnicity and Democratic Governance Roundtable: International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity – Security, Democracy, and Minority Rights. Kingston, Ontario. September 2010.

2010

“Political Inclusion, Social Change, and ‘Being Filipino’: A Critical Assessment of Filipina Live-in Caregivers’ Activism.” Association for Canadian Studies and Canadian Ethnic Studies Association Joint Annual Conference. Toronto, Ontario. November 2010.

2010

“Protecting Temporary Labour Migrants: An Emerging Role for Global Cities.” Migration and the Global City. Toronto, Ontario. October 2010.

2010

Public Lectures

Publication
Year

“Migration and Movements.” International Federation for Research in Women’s History. Vancouver, BC: August 10, 2018. (Plenary Panel).

2018

“Politics from Below: Migrant Domestic Workers Activism in Canada.” Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Washington University at St Louis. St Louis, MO: March 1, 2018.

2018

“Socially-Engaged Research.” Centre for Ethics, University of Sudbury. Sudbury, ON: March 22, 2018.

2018

“Temporary Migrant Labour in Canada.” Centre for Ethics, University of Sudbury. Sudbury, ON: March 22, 2018.

2018

“Transformative Labour Organizing in Precarious Times.” Workers Action Centre. Toronto, ON: July, 2018.

2018

“Changes to the Caregiver Program.” Canadian Council for Refugees Consultation. St. Catharines, ON: November 2017.

2017

“Imperyalismo, Ibagsak!: The Migrant Domestic Workers Movement In Canada.” Global Labour Research Centre Graduate Conference, York University. Toronto, ON: October 10, 2016. (Keynote Presentation).

2016

“Migrant Resistance, Migrant Power.” Migrante BC Conference, ‘Building and Strengthening Worker Solidarity.’ New Westminster, BC: December 3, 2016. (Keynote Presentation).

2016

“Changes to the Caregiver Program: History of Policy Changes and Activism.” Catholic Family Service. Calgary, Alberta. January 2015.

2015

“Finding Feminisms.” Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Ottawa, ON. June 2015.

2015

“Immigration Policy and Migrant Justice Movements: Organizing for Change.” School for Social Justice, Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI). Toronto, ON. November 2015.

2015

“Remaking Citizenship, Reconstructing Belonging: Migrant Domestic Workers, Resistance, and Intersectionality.” Governing Migration from the Margins Workshop. Waterloo, ON. November 2015.

2015

“Research Ethics: Qualitative Research, Socially-Engaged Research, and Working with Marginalized Populations.” Canadian Political Science Annual Meeting. Ottawa, ON. June 2015.

2015

“What About the Workers? Examining ‘Bone Cage’ in an Albertan Context.” Next Up: Parkland Institute Youth Project. Edmonton, AB. September 2015.

2015

“Labour Migration and the Transnational Demand for Domestic Labour.” Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future, Barnard Centre for Research for Women and National Domestic Workers Alliance Conference. New York, NY. October 2014.

2014

“Migrant Care Worker Activism in Canada.” University of Alberta Department of Political Science Speaker Series. Edmonton, AB. February 2014.

2014

“Working with Migrant Activist Groups Using Participatory Action Research and Feminist Interpretive Methodologies.” Methods, Data, and the Study of Migration and Citizenship in Political Science, American Political Science Association Short Course. Washington, DC. August 2014.

2014

Conferences

Publication
Year

2017 “Migration and Citizenship” panel, Global Labour Research Centre Graduate Student Conference, October 2017.

2017

2016 “Author Meets Critic: Hae Yoon Cho’s ‘Decentering Citizenship: Gender, Labour and Migrant Rights in South Korea” session, York Centre for Asian Research, November 2016.

2016

2016 “Experiences of Racialization in Canada” panel, Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies Graduate Student Conference, April 2016.

2016

2015 “Constructing Masculinities and Femininities: Citizenship and Cultural Processes” panel, Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, June 2015.

2015

2015 “Democracy and Diaspora” panel, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, September 2015.

2015

2014 “Migration of Workers: International Treaties, Labor and Employment Policy, Gender and Citizenship” panel, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, September 2014.

2014

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

“Care and Caring from a Global Perspective.” Lead Co-Editor for Special Issue, International Journal of Care and Caring. (Proposal accepted)

“Global Care Chains and Intersectional/Decolonial/Queer Approaches.” International Journal of Caring and Culture. (Article Accepted).

“Socially Engaged Research in Political Science.” Lead Editor for Special Issue, Politics, Groups, and Identities. (Proposal accepted).


Other

Publication
Year

“Ethical Issues Facing Domestic Workers.” Encyclopedia for Business and Professional Ethics (2018).

2018

“I Can’t Stop Thinking About Moms Who Are Separated From Their Families – Like Mine Was.” Flare Magazine. May 10, 2018. https://www.flare.com/news/families-separated-by-immigration/

2018

“Caregivers Holding Rally Seek Family Reunification Now.” Rabble.ca. September 18, 2017. http://rabble.ca/news/2017/09/caregivers-hold-rally-seeking-family-reunification-now

2017

“It’s Been Wrong for Canada to Separate Families.” Toronto Star. November 21, 2017. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2017/11/21/its-been-wrong-for-canada-to-separate-families.html

2017

“Filipinas in Canada to Philippine Politicians: Give Better Service, Protection.” The Philippine Daily Inquirer. March 10, 2016. http://globalnation.inquirer.net/137548/137548

2016

“’Project Guardian’ Raids on Caregivers Leads to Calls for Immigration Reform.” Rabble.ca. March 29, 2016. http://rabble.ca/news/2016/03/project-guardian-raids-on-caregivers-leads-to-callsimmigration-reform

2016