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Evelyn Encalada Grez

Assistant Professor, Labour Studies, Simon Fraser University

Dr. Evelyn Encalada Grez (she, her, ella) is a Latinx Assistant Professor in Labour Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at SFU. As a community engaged scholar and Public Sociologist, Dr. Encalada Grez has mobilized her migrant-labour research through various media including documentaries and given talks in venues such as Parliament Hill, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and at the United Nations in New York.

Currently Dr. Encalada is working on mobilizing research findings from community-engaged research she led on the systemic discrimination of Internationally Trained Physicians in British Columbia. She is also conducting research on the invisible labour undertaken by community workers and organizers who support migrant farmworkers, particularly during the height of he pandemic.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University


  • 2018 
    University of Toronto, PhD in Social Justice Education