Professor Monica Boyd
University of Toronto
Department of Sociology
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2J4


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Diana Worts
Diana Worts is a postdoctoral research fellow associated with two on-going research projects at the University of Toronto: Monica Boyd's multi-faceted study of Immigrant Offspring in Canada, and a joint project (with Peggy McDonough at Public Health Sciences Amanda Sacker at the University of Essex in London) developing methods for the Cross-National study of Poverty and Health Dynamics.Her research interests also include gender, family, and social policy. She has published work on the social relations of childbirth and parenting, on gendered responses to workplace restructuring, and on the links between housing policy and the organization of family work.


Xingshan Cao was a post-doctoral research assistant associated with Professor Boyd's projects on immigrant offspring and immigrant integration. He completed his PhD from the Department of Sociology, University of Toronto in 2006. In addition to his work on immigration with Professor Boyd, his research interests also include marriage and the family, China studies, and quantitative methods. He has published on transnational linkage of immigrants in Canada and on China's population changes. In April 2008 he became a full time statistical analyst for a project at Toronto Western Hospital.


Ann H. Kim was a post-doctoral fellow in the Immigrant Offspring Project, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto from 2005 - 2006. She completed her Ph.D. in Sociology at Brown University in 2005, where she was also a trainee at the Population Studies and Training Center. Her research interests include immigration and ethnic integration, and urban diversity and inequality. She has published in the area of residential segregation and continues to study Asian panethnicity comparatively. In July 2006, she joined the Department of Sociology at York University as an Assistant Professor.


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