Associate Professor

Bio

Postdoctoral Advanced Research Fellow, Program on US-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, USA

Ph.D. in International Comparative Education. Stanford University, USA.

M.A. in International Comparative Education. Stanford University, USA.

MBA/Diplome Grande Ecole, Hautes Etudes Commerciales, France.

CEMS, Community of European Management Schools Diploma, European Union.

Bachelor of Social Science, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

I am a happy mother of two children and love dance, jazz, film, modern art, fiction, and travels.

Research Projects

Transnational Advocacy Networks and HIV/AIDS Education: Integrating a Multistakeholder Human Rights Approach into Global Public Health Governance
20082011

Standard Research Grant, Social Science and Humanities Research Council, CAD 110,536. Link to Working Group on Public Health Education

Varieties of Academic Capitalism: Marketization reforms in Higher Education and Social Contract in Japan and France
20052008

Standard Research Grant, Social Science and humanitites Research Council CAD 88,928.

Between Multiculturalism and National Security: The War on Terror and Muslim Minority Rights in France and Japan
20052007

Hampton Research Fund, CAD 23,702.

Globalization and Governance Reforms: A Comparative Study of Japan and France
20052006

Abe Fellowship, Social Science Research Council, US $75, 185.

Constructing Global Citizenship: Japanese Advocacy Nongovernmental Organizations in the Alternative Globalization Movement
20042005

Advanced Research Fellowship, Program on US-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for international Affairs, Harvard University, US $40,000.

The Claims of Culture: Affirmative Action and Multicultural Education in France and Japan
20042005

Humanities and Social Sciences large Grant, University of British Columbia CAD 6,760.

Knowledge as intellectual property or knowledge for public health: the global movement for the access to basic medicines
20042005

Canadian Institutes of Helath Research (themes 384: Population Health and Health Services & Systems Research), CAD 2,700.

Deliberative Democracy and Cognitive Justice: The Role of Transnational Social Movements in Constructing Cosmopolitan Citizenships
2004

Humanities and Social Sciences Bridge Grant, University of British Columbia, CAD 2,000.

The Construction of “Another” Globalization: The Role of Transnational Literacy in Addressing the Issue of Democratic Deficit
2003

Institute for European Studies, University of British Columbia, CAD 1,000.

Selected Publications

Books

 Jennifer Chan. 2015. Politics in the Corridor of Dying: AIDS Activism and Global Health Governance. Johns Hopkins   University Press.

Jennifer Chan. 2008, ed., Another Japan is Possible: New Social Movements and Global Citizenship Education. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.

Jennifer Chan-Tiberghien. 2004. Gender and Human Rights Politics in Japan: Global Norms and Domestic Networks. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.

 

Journal Articles

Jennifer Chan. 2016. “Out of Asia: Topologies of Racism in Canada.” Workplace, No. 27, http://ices.library.ubc.ca/index.php/workplace/article/view/186179

Jennifer Chan. 2015. “Scaling up the Ebola Response: What we Learned from AIDS Activism.” Journal of AIDS and HIV Infection. Inaugural Issue, http://www.annexpublishers.com/articles/JAHI/Volume-1-Issue-1/Scaling-up-the-Ebola-Response-What-we-Learned-from-AIDS-Activism.pdf

Jennifer Chan. 2007. “Le Mouvement Pacifiste Japonais Depuis les Années 1990.” Critique Internationale. Vol. 36, pp. 51-69.

Jennifer Chan. 2006. “Between Efficiency, Capability and Recognition: Competing Epistemes in Global Governance”. Comparative Education. Vol. 43 (3), pp. 359-376.

Jennifer Chan. 2006. “Cultural Diversity as Resistance to Neoliberal Globalization: The Emergence of a Global Movement and Convention”. International Review of Education. Vol. 52 (1-2), pp. 93 – 110.

Jennifer Chan-Tiberghien. 2005. “La participation féministe au mouvement altermondialiste: une critique de l’Orgaanisation mondiale du commerce”. Recherches Féministes. Vol. 17 (1), pp. 195-225.

Jennifer Chan-Tiberghien. 2004. “Gender-Skepticism or Gender-Boom: Poststructural Feminisms, Transnational Feminisms, and the World Conference against Racism”. International Feminist Journal of Politics. Vol. 6 (3), pp. 454 – 484.

Jennifer Chan-Tiberghien. 2004. “Towards a “Global Educational Justice” Research Paradigm: Cognitive Justice, Decolonizing Methodologies and Critical Pedagogy”. Globalisation, Societies and Education. Vol. 2 (2), pp. 191 – 213.

Book Chapters

Jennifer Chan. 2018. Majestic Inequality: Deconstructing the Canadian Employment Equity Straw Man.” In An Interrogation of Models of Diversity in a Multicultural Environment ed., Michael Tonderai Kariwo, Neda Asadi, and Chouaib EL Bouhali. Submitted.

Jennifer Chan. 2018. “External Influences of NGOs and Non-State Actors.” In The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy, ed., Takashi Inoguchi. Sage Publications. Submitted.

Jennifer Chan. 2017. “Human Rights.” In Handbook on Civil Society in Asia, ed., Akihiro Ogawa. New York and London: Routledge.

Jennifer Chan. 2016. “Gender and Antiwar Activism in Japan.” In Handbook on Gender and War, ed., Simona Sharona, Julia Welland, Linda Steiner, and Jennifer Mathers. Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Jennifer Chan. 2013. “War Crimes Movements in Japan.” In The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements, edited by David A. Snow, Donatella Della Porta, Bert Klandermans, and Doug McAdam. Maiden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Jennifer Chan. 2012. “Gar Nar Dai Doe Heem/Canada Apologizes: Redress and a Pedagogy of Accountability.” In Precarious International Multicultural Education: Hegemony, Dissent and Rising Alternatives, edited by Handel Wright, H.K., Singh, M. & Race, R. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Jennifer Chan. 2012. “UNESCO versus the World Trade Organization? When Cultural Diversity Trumps Free Trade.” In Leadership in Global Institution Building: Minerva’s Rule, edited by Yves Tiberghien. Palgrave Macmillan Press.

Jennifer Chan. 2011. “Civil Society and Global Citizenship in Japan.” In Japanese Politics Today, edited by Takahashi Inoguchi and Purnendra Jain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Press.

Jennifer Chan. 2010. “Academic Capitalism in Japan: National University Incorporation and Special Zones for Structural Reform.” In The Politics of Education Reforms, edited by Joseph Zajda, Geo-JaJa, and A. Macleans A. New York: Springer.

Jennifer Chan. 2008. “The Alternative Globalization Movement, Social Justice and Education” in William Ayers, Therese Quinn and David Stovall, eds., The Handbook of Social Justice in Education. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 553-563.

Jennifer Chan. 2006. “Cultural Diversity as Resistance to Neoliberal Globalization: The Emergence of a Global Movement and Convention” in Joseph Zajda, ed., Education and Social Justice, pp. 79-95. New York: Springer.

Jennifer Chan. 2005. “Situer la société civile au Japon” in Jean-François Sabouret, ed., La Dynamique du Japon, pp. 111-121. Paris: Saint Simon.

Jennifer Chan-Tiberghien. 2004. “Gender as Intersectionality: Multiple Discrimination against Minority Women in Japan” in M. Nakamura and P. Potter, eds., Comparative International Studies of Social Cohesion and Globalization in Asia: Japan, pp. 158-181. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Press.

Jennifer Chan-Tiberghien. 2003. “The Rise of a Women’s Human Rights Epistemic Network in the 1990s: Global Norms, Gender Politics and Civil Society” in Errol Mendes, ed., “Bridging the Global Divide on Human Rights: a Canada-China Dialogue”, pp. 195-219. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing.

Francisco Ramirez and Jennifer Chan-Tiberghien. 2003. “Globalization and Education in Asia” with Francisco Ramirez in The Handbook on Educational Research in the Asia Pacific Region, pp. 1091 – 1102. Norwell, MA: Kluwers Academic Publishers.

 

Consulting Reports

Jennifer Chan. 2017. Getting to Zero: Creating an Enabling Legal and Policy Environment to End HIV/AIDS in Belize. HIV and AIDS Legal Assessment Report prepared for the National AIDS Commission and UNDP Belize.

Jennifer Chan. 2013. Legal Reforms, Social Change:
HIV/AIDS, Human Rights and National Development in Jamaica. HIV and AIDS Legal Assessment Report prepared for UNDP Jamaica, with the support of the International Legal Resource Center of the American Bar Association.

 

Invited Presentations

2017. “Human Rights”. Civil Society in Asia Conference. University of Melbourne, Australia. Feb 2-3.

2016. “This Earth Which is Not One: Border Policing in the Climate Movement.” Americal Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Aug 18-23.

2016. “Too Poor to Treat: What Global AIDS Activism Taught Us About Rights and Life.” University of Hong Kong, Department of Sociology, Mar 3.

2015 “Cultivating Relationships, Shaping the Future Together.” National Victims of Crime Awareness Week, RCMP Coquitlam Victim Services Unit, Coquitlam City Hall, April 23. 

2015 “Impossibility of Speaking Race.” Launch event: New Year, New Beginnings: Rekindling Colour Connected Against Racism. UBC. January 27. 

2015 “Living with Difference: Beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism.” Institute for Asian Research, Asia Pacific Forum: Charlie Hebdo and Freedom Of Speech In The Asia Pacific. UBC. January 21.

2013 “Against Market and the Intellectual Propertization of Life: Access to Essential Medicines in Thailand, China, India, Brazil, and South Africa.” Conference: Public Health Policy in Asia: Rights, Risks, Redistribution and Resilience. UBC Faculty of Law and Institute of Asian Research. December 6-7.

2013 “Politics in the Corridor of Dying: AIDS Activism and Global Health Governance.” UBC, Interdisciplinary Studies Gradute Program. October 16.

2013 “Politics in the Corridor of Dying: AIDS Activism and Global Health Governance.” UBC, College of Health Disciplines. June 12.

2012 “The Long Road to Equity.” Happy Too Asian: Celebrating Activism Against Racism in the Media. W2 Media Café, Vancouver. November 12.

2011 “La participation feministe dans la politique international.” Invited panelist, Table Rond, Réseau-Femmes Colombie- Britannique, Vancouver. January 18.

2010 “Global Governance Reforms: Some Theoretical and Methodological Explorations”. Invited lecture for faculty and postdoctoral fellows, Department of Human Geography, Planning & International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam. February 4, 2010.

2010 “The Emergence of a Right to Health Regime: Transnational Advocacy and Global Health Governance Reforms”. Seminar on Civil Society Advocacy and Education for All: Strategies, Outcomes and Future Challenges. February 4, 2010. University of Amsterdam.

2010 “Making UBC Work for Women Faculty.” UBC Faculty Association. Liu Center for the Study of Global Issues, January 14.

2009 “University Crisis in Japan and France: Globalization, Restructuring and Academic Capitalism.” CHET seminar, UBC. November 26.

Conference Presentations and Proceedings

2011
“Beyond the Millenium Development Goals? Comparing Education for All and Health for All Movements”. Panelist, Comparative and International Education Annual Conference. Montreal. May 1, 2011.

2011
“Glocal Islam: Muslim nongovernmental organizations and Multicultural Japan”. Panelist, Japanese Association of Asian Studies, Hilton Hawaiian Villages. April 2.

2010
“Global Muslim Networks? Islamic Nongovernmental Organizations in Japan”. Panelist, Japanese Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, University of British Columbia. October 1.

2009
“Transnational Advocacy Networks and Global Health Governance Reforms: the Case of HIV/AIDS.” Panelist, Canadian Society for International Health, Ottawa, Oct 25-28.

2009
“Gar Nar Dai Doe Heem/Canada Apologizes: Redress and a Pedagogy of Accountability.” Panelist, Canadian Asian Studies Association Annual Meeting, University of British Columbia, October 8-11.

2008
“Constructing Modern French Universities: Globalization, the European Union, and Academic Restructuring”. Organizer and Presenter at the panel on “Global Governance and Citizenship: The Role of Multilateral Organizations in Educational Change” at the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, Columbia University, New York, March 17 2008.

2007
“The Global Market and University Restructuring: The Cases of Japan and France”. Organizer for the panel on “Comparative Academic Capitalism: Marketization Higher Education Reforms and Social Contract” at the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland. February 25-March 1.

2006
“Academic Capitalism in Japan: National University Incorporation and Special Zones for Structural Reform”. Organizer and Presenter at the panel on “University Reforms in Japan” at the Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, “Japan at our Doorstep and in the Changing Global Community”, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. October 12-15.

2005
“Towards a Global Convention on Cultural Diversity: Voices from Minority Women in Japan” and “the Decolonization of Imagination: Claims for Cognitive Justice by Peasant Communities, Migrant Workers and Ethnic Women Students in the Context of Globalization”. Panel organizer and Presenter at the Women’s Worlds 2005: 9th Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Seoul, Korea. June 19-24.

2005
“Re-Narrating Educational Multilateralism: Cultural Difference in Global Governance”. Presenter at the panel on “Educational as International Relations: National Interest, Global Empire or Global Governance” at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting “Demography and Democracy in the Era of Accountability”, Montreal, Canada. April 11-15.

2005
“Constructing Global Citizenship: Japanese Social Movements, Grassroots Education and Alternative Globalization”. Presenter at the panel on “Culture and Pro-Democracy Movements in Asia” at the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting, Chicago. March 27-30.

2005
“Between Efficiency, Capability and Recognition: Competing Epistemes in Global Governance”. Presenter at the panel on “Global Governance and Educatinal Change” at the Comparative International Education Society annual meeting, “Beyond Dichotomies”, Stanford University. March 21-26.

2004
“Cultural Diversity as Resistance to Neoliberal Globalization: The Emergence of a Global Movement and Convention”. Panel Organizer and Presenter, “Globalization from Below: The Role of Transnational Social Movements in Redefining Educational Multilateralism” at the 12th World Congress of Comparative Education Societies, Havana, Cuba. October 25-29.

2004
“Globalization, Resistance and Critical Pedagogy.” Conference proceedings of the 2004 joint annual conference of Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education and Adult Education Research Conference on “Adult Education for Democracy, Social Justice, and Peace”, University of Victoria, British Columbia. Roundtable Organizer and Presenter. May 29.

2004
“Flexible Republicanism: Unveiling the French Racial State in its Law to Ban Religious Signs in Public Schools”. University of British Columbia, Department of Educational Studies Research Day. April 15.

2003
“Gender-Skepticism or Gender-Boom: Poststructural Feminisms, Transnational Feminisms, and the World Conference against Racism.” Panel Organizer and Presenter, “Speaking Back: What Transnational Feminism has to Offer to Poststructural Feminism?” at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, Portland, Oregon. March 29-April 3.

2001
“Redefining Children’s Human Rights as Japanese State Interests.” Presented in the Nongovernmental Organization Workshop organized by International Movement against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism at the Second World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Yokohama. December 17-20.

2001
“The Rise of a Women’s Human Rights Epistemic Network in the 1990s: Global Norms, Gender Politics, and Civil Society.” Presented at the Canada-China Conference on International Human Rights, jointly organized by the Human Rights Research and Education Center at the University of Ottawa and Beijing University Law School, Beijing. September 20.

2001
“Socializing States in the World Community: The Teaching of International Human Rights Norms by Nongovernmental Organizations”. Presented at the “Global Resonance and Resistance: Affirmative Alternatives for Educational Policy, Practice, and Transformation”, Comparative and International Education Society, Washington DC. April 15.

2000
“Creating a Gender-Equal Society in Japan: The Interaction between Women’s Studies, Governmental Reforms, and Nongovernmental Organizations”. Presented at the “Women’s Studies: Asian Connections”, Center for Research in Women’s Studies and Gender Relations, University of British Columbia. November 2-5.

2000
“Daring To Talk: Nongovernmental Organizations and the Diffusion of Norms on Violence against Women in Japan”. Presented at the “2000 Subversions: Women’s Studies and the Twenty-First Century”, National Women’s Studies Association, Simmons College, Boston. May 15.

1999
“Embedded State: Global Norms Redefining the Status of Women in Japan. Presented at the “New Rights For a New Millennium? A Graduate Conference on New Scholarship in International Human Rights”, Center for International Studies and Cooperation, Stanford University. March 13.

1998
“The Power of Unarmed Prophets: Nongovernmental Organizations as Carriers of Human Rights Education”. Presented at the “Dance on the Edge”, Comparative and International Education Society Western Region Conference, University of British Columbia. May 10.

1997
“Carrying World Culture: Human Rights Education as a Global Project”. Presented at the “Education, Democracy and Development at the Turn of the Century”, Comparative and International Education Society Western Region Conference, Mexico City. March 11.

           

Book Reviews

Jennifer Chan. 2011. “Women’s Movements in Asia: Feminisms and Transnational Activism.” Pacific Affairs. Volume 84, No. 2.

Jennifer Chan. 2010. “Making Japanese Citizens – Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan.” Japanese Journal of Political Science.

Jennifer Chan. 2010. “WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education.” Globalisation, Societies and Education. Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 539-540.

Jennifer Chan. 2010. “Lily in the Snow.” Ricepaper magazine. Issue 15.3, Fall, pp. 47-48.

Jennifer Chan. 2010. “Another Kind of Luxury: Japanese Lessons in Simple Living and Inner Abundance.” Kyoto Journal, 75, pp. 105-6.

 

Other: Creative Writing

Jennifer Chan. 2007. Tastes of Exile and Home in Brandy Lien Worrall, ed. Eating Stories: A Chinese Canadian & Aboriginal Potluck. Vancouver, BC: Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC.

Jennifer Chan. 2007. Workshop and Law by Nyata Nyata. Dance Central (Scotiabank Dance Centre newsletter), May/June, p. 4.

 

Other Research Contributions: Arts Exhibition and Films

Jennifer Chan. 2007. Producer/Director. Day of Shame. Outstanding Achievement in Film, Eyelens Film Festival, Vancouver. Film screened at the Gulf Island Film and Television School, Galiano Island, BC. June 15th.

Jennifer Chan. 2007. Producer/Director. Last Tango in Paris. Film screened at the Gulf Island Film and Television School, Galiano Island, BC. June 15th.

Jennifer Chan. 2007. Producer/Director. Melody of Flute. Film screened at the Gulf Island Film and Television School, Galiano Island, BC. June 15th.

Jennifer Chan. 2007. Co- Producer/Director. Soul on Fire. Film screened at the Gulf Island Film and Television School, Galiano Island, BC. June 15th.

Jennifer Chan. 2007. Riotous Displays: Celebrating Diversity and Peace. Collaborative artwork for Exquisite Crisis: Encounter Z, organized by Yong Soon Min and presented by Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, February 15-May 31.

 

Awards

2008                 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM, Producer/Director. 2007. Day of Shame. Eyelens Festival, Vancouver, Canada.

2005-6             ABE FELLOWSHIP, Social Science Research Council, USA.                   

2004                 ADVANCED RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP, Program on US-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.

2003                 GAIL P. KELLY AWARD FOR OUSTANDING DISSERTATION, Comparative and International Education Studies Society.

2000-2001       DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP, Institute of Research on Gender and Women, Stanford University.

1999-2001        DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIPS in Japanese Studies, Institute of International Studies, Stanford University.

1999                 SPENCER RESEARCH TRAINING GRANT, Stanford University School of Education.

1997-1999       BEGINNING DOCTORAL STUDENT AWARD, Stanford University School of Education.

1996-1997       ALICE MOORE FELLOWSHIP, Stanford University School of Education.                     

1988-1990       SCHOLARSHIP, French Government for studies at HEC MBA program. 

1986                BEST DEBATOR AWARD, Political Science Inter-Varsity Debate, Hong Kong.

 

 

 

Students Supervised

Graduate Supervision

Prabhsharanbir Singh, PhD Candidate. Cross-Faculty Inquiry In Education.
“Cultural Schizophrenia among Canadian Sikh Youth and the Discontents of Technology”

Esraa Al-Mufta, PhD student.

Ebru Ozturk, M.A. Candidate in Society, Culture & Politics in Education. “The Native Speaker Fallacy: Hegemony, Subjectivity and Performance in English Teaching in Turkey.”

Sandra Wan, Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning and Education.

Graduated Students

Ph.D. Students

Alnoor Gove, 2015. “Responses to and Interpretation of Anti-Muslim Racism in Canada: A Community Perspective”

Hiroko Hara. 2012. “The Art of Becoming: Filmmaking and Performance on Cambodian Postcoloniality and Diaspora”

Kila Reimer. 2012. ““Local Interrogation of educational Globalization: Exploring Community Negotiation of Transnational Influences on Primary Education in Cambodia.”

Dilek Kayeep. 2012. “Turkish Immigrant Youth: The Challenge of Citizenship.”

Maryam Nabavi. 2012. “Citizenship Learning for First Generation Iranian Immigrant Youth in Canada.”

Carolina Palacios. 2012. “Learning to Resist: Civil Society, Exiles and Redemocratization in Chile.”

Erica Mohan. 2010. “The Influence of K-12 Schooling Experiences on the Identity Construction of Multiethnic Students.”

Hui-Ling Lin. 2010. “Queer Asian Women Body in Motion: Filmic Representations of Asian Queer Women in Contemporary Canada.”

Omar Abdullah. 2010. “Islamic Education In A Multicultural Context: The Case Of Two Educational Institutions In British Columbia.”

Cindy Hanson. 2009. “Toward Transformative Learning and a Transnational Feminist Pedagogy: Experiences of Activist-Facilitators Working in Development.”

Romee Lee. 2006. “Lifelong Learning at the Borders: Transnational Learning Experiences of Migrant Workers in Korea.”

 

M.A. and M.Ed. Students

Hayden Liao, M.Ed Student. Society, Culture & Politics in Education.

Gisela Milagros Briceno Ortega. 2015. “Confronting Colonial Legacy: Aboriginal Non-governmental Organizations in Canada”

Chase Zhao. 2014. “Street Democracy: The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong and Radical Adult Education.”

Paula Wood. 2011. “What Health Educators Need to Know: A Review of Strategies and Approaches in the Management of Obesity.”

Jessica Jordan. 2010. “Human Resources for Health: Canada and the Global Health Crisis.”

Kathy Martin, MEd student. 2010.

Hiroko Hara. 2007.“Diasporic and Transnational Notions of Belonging: A Case Study of Cambodians in Japan”

Kozue Matsumoto. 2011. “Adjusting to Canadian Society: How Japanese Canadians Negotiate their Identity and Value Systems with Canadas Multicultural Context.”

David Kirk. 2011. ““Culturally Relevant Programs and Services to Aboriginal Students.”

Michiyo Hayase.2009. “Neoliberal Governmentality and School Choice in Japan: The Role of School Principals.”

Britta Poschenrieder. 2009. “Vancouver’s Private English as a Second Language Industry: Discourses and Deregulation.”

Xuehong Liao. 2007. “Alike or Different: A Study of Four North American Universities’ Study Abroad Programs”

Chen Shen. 2007. “Public Funding for China’s National Regular Universities and Colleges”

Rachel Speiran. 2004. “Culture and Beyond: Exploring intercultural relations in the mining industry”

 

Chair, University Examiner, Reader and External Examiner

Wendy Royal. PhD in Curriculum Studies. 2013.
“The Primacy of the Ethical in a Cosmopolitan Education: Fukushima Daiichi and Other Global Risks”

Hanah Marie Spector, PhD in Curriculum Studies. Graduated in 2013.
“The Primacy of the Ethical in a Cosmopolitan Education: Fukushima Daiichi and Other Global Risks”

Hui-Ling Li, PhD in Women’s and Gender Studies. Graduated in 2011.
“Queer Asian Women Body in Motion: Filmic Representations of Asian Queer Women in Contemporary Canada”

Takemasa Ando, PhD in Asia and Pacific Studies, Australia National University. Graduated in 2010.
“Japanese New Left Movements and Their Legacy for Civil Society”

Mosope, PHD in Law, UBC. Graduated in 2010.
“Reconstructing Womn’s Rights in Africa Using the African Regional Human Rights Regime: Problems and Possibilities”

Wendy Royal, PhD in Language and Literacy, UBC. Graduated in 2009.
“The Philosopher’s Teahouse: Negotiation, Agency and Transformation in a Multicultural ESL Academic Preparation Class”

Peter Hsu, EdD in Educational Leaderhip and Policy, UBC. Graduated in 2007.
“In Search of a Constructivist Paradigm to Guide the Practice of Adult IT Education”

Jack Lee, MEd in Adult Education, UBC. Graduated in 2007.
“Internationalizing for Whom? Marketization, Hegemony, and Social Reproductioin in International Higher Education”

Mee Lain Ling, MA in Adult Education, UBC. Graduated in 2004.
“Methodology of Decolonizing Gender and International Development: A View from China”

Reyla Lopez, MA in Educational Studies, UBC. Graduated in 2004.
“Women’s Empowerment: A Case Study of a Poverty Reduction Project in Rural China”

Chantal Poux, MA in Asian Studies, UBC. Graduated in 2004. Currently a PhD student at the Universite de Quebec à Montreal.
“De la Prise de Conscience au Passage à l’Acte ou de la Nature Politique des Etudes sur les Femmes en Chine Contemporaine”

Lisa Okada, MEd in Adult Education, UBC. Graduated in 2004.
“Visibilizing the Empty Spaces: Antiracism and Adult Education”

Charito Gailing, MEd in Adult Education. Graduated in 2004.

 

Courses Taught

2018 Foundations of Adult Learning and Education (EDST503)

2018 Institutions of Adult Education (ADHE328)

2017 Social Movements, Political Learning and Popular Education (EDST528)

2017 Institutions of Adult Education (ADHE328)

2015 Comparative Education: International Development Education (EDST535)

2015 Institutions of Adult Education (ADHE328)

2015   Adult Education and Community (EDST516)

2015   Gender and Social Structures in Modern Asia (GRSJ 235 001)

2014   Institutions of Adult Education (ADHE328 online)

2014   Gender and Representation in Asia (GRSJ 230 001)

2014   Society, Culture and Politics in Education (EDST585)

2013   L’éducation, L’éducation aux Médias et La Citoyenneté (EDST402, French cohort)

2013   Education, School, and Society (EDST 401, French cohort)

2011   Doctoral Seminar in Advanced Methodologies in Education (EDST601B)

2011   Social Issues in Education: Multicultural Citizenship (EDUC314)

2011   Perspectives on Adult Education Practice: Focus on Community Service Learning (EDST520)

2010   Comparative Education: International Development Education (EDST523)

2010   Film, Storytelling and Social Justice Research (ADHE565)

2010   Doctoral Seminar in Advanced Methodologies in Education (601B)

2009   Adult Education and Community (ADHE501)

2009   Global Public Health and Education (ADHE565)

2009   Film, Storytelling and Social Justice Research (ADHE565)

2009   Islam and Multicultural Citizenship (ADHE565)

2008   HIV/AIDS and Education (ADHE565)

2008   Adult Education and Community (ADHE501)

 2008   Learning to Be… Canadian: Immigration, Citizenship and Education (ADHE565)

 2007   Foundations in Adult Education (ADHE500)

 2007   Comparative and International Education: Educational Multilateralism and Globalization (ADHE535)

 2007   Methods: Approaches in Social Justice Research (EADM501)

 2007   Globalization, Education and Citizenship (EDST429)

 2006   International Human Rights, Transnational Social Movements & Education (CCFI565b)

 2006   Social Issues in Education (EDST 314)

 2004   Directed Readings: Feminist Studies in Education (EDST560)

 2004   Educational Multilateralism and Global Democracy (ADHE 535)

 2004   Sociology of Education: Global Citizenship Education (EDST429)

 2003   Gender, Education and Globalization (ADHE 565B)

 2002   New Institutionalism in Asia: Regionalism and Multilateral Governance (IAR 505)

 2001   Gender and Politics (POLI 329)

 

Community Work

2009
Board Member, the Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE)

2009
COLUMNIST, Singtao Chinese Daily.

2007 – present
MEMBER, Women’s Committee, Canadian Association of University Teachers.

2007 – present
STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER, Centre for Cultural, Identity and Education, UBC.

2007 – present
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

2007 – present
BOARD MEMBER, Chinese Canadian Historical Society.

2007 – present
FACULTY ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBER, UBC Initiative for Student Teaching and Research in Chinese Canadian studies.

2007 – present
ADULT EDUCATION DIPLOMA PROGRAM COORDINATOR, UBC.

2006
SELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBER. US-Japan Program Advanced Research Fellowship. Harvard University.

2005 – present
Peer REVIEWER: Grant Agencies

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grants. National Science Foundation research grants. Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership research grants.

2005 – present
CONSULTANT, Feminist Studies.

2005
DISCUSSANT, Remaking Transnationalism: Japan, Foreign Aid, and the Search for Global Solutions, Abe Fellowship Program, Center for Global Partnership-Social Science Research Center Seminar Series. Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University.

2004
GUEST LECTURER on “Gender and Human Rights Politics in Japan”, Poli322, Japanese Government and Politics. University of British Columbia.

2003
DISCUSSANT, “International Workshop on University Reform in Six Countries,” organized by the Center for Higher Education Policy, University of British Columbia.

2003 – 2004
INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS COMMITTEE MEMBER, Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia.

2003 – 2004
PHD MANAGEMENT AND ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE MEMBER, Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia.

2003 – present
VOLUNTEER TRANSLATOR, Japan Civil Liberties Union.

2002
UBC IMAGINE PROF.

2001 – present
PEER REVIEWER: Journals

  • Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal
  • Canadian Journal of Education
  • Canadian Journal of Higher Education
  • Canadian Scholars’ Press/Women’s Press
  • Comparative Education Review
  • Feminist Studies
  • International Journal of Lifelong Education.
  • International Journal of Comparative Sociology
  • Japanese Journal of Political Science
  • Japan Forum
  • Journal of Curriculum Studies
  • Kyoto Journal
  • Mobilization
  • Pacific Review
  • Resources for Feminist Research
  • Sage Publications
  • Thirdspace, online graduate student journal in Women’s Studies,
  • Feminist Research
  • UBC Medical Journal
  • Universal Journal of Educational Research