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Post-Doctoral Visitor, Department of Politics, York University, Canada

Adam King is Post-Doctoral Visitor in the Department of Politics at York University in Toronto, Ontario. He is a part of the Closing the Employment Standards Enforcement Gap and the Canada Labour Code Data Analysis Infrastructure research projects studying employment policy, standards and enforcement in Ontario and the federally regulated jurisdiction in Canada.

Adam earned his PhD in Sociology at York where he studied the formation and historical reproduction of working-class identity in the nickel mining industry in Sudbury, Ontario. Adam was previously a Graduate Fellow at the Nathanson Centre at Osgoode Hall Law School. He also holds an MA in History from the University of Toronto.


  • –present
    Post-Doctoral Visitor, York University, Canada


  • 2019 
    York University , PhD Sociology
  • 2011 
    University of Toronto, MA History