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Associate professor, Department of Sociology, University of Windsor

Jane Ku is an Associate Professor in Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Windsor. She has a PhD degree from the University of Toronto at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education. She has conducted research on racism, immigrant experiences of belonging and integration, and feminist activism. She is currently organizing an interdisciplinary conference on race scholarship and mentoring racialized students to develop antiracist voice through a SSHRC Connection Grant.

Experience

  • 2007–2021
    Associate professor, University of Windsor
  • 2007–2012
    Assistant Professor, University of Windsor
  • 2005–2007
    Adjunct assistant professor, Trent University
  • 2003–2005
    Postdoctoral fellow, Mount Allison University

Education

  • 2003 
    University of Toronto, OISE, PhD

Publications

  • 2021
    Restorying Japanese Canadian Histories: Artistic Engagements, Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies
  • 2020
    Immigrant Organizing and the Community, Canadian Perspectives of Community Development
  • 2019
    Journeys to a Diasporic Self, Canadian Ethnic Studies
  • 2019
    "Canadian Experience" Discourse and Antiracialism in a "Post-Racial" Society, Ethnic and Racial Studies
  • 2019
    Intentional Solidarity as a Decolonizing Practice, Intermédialités
  • 2017
    Welcoming Initiatives and Immigrant Attachment: The Case of Windsor, Journal of International Migration and Integration
  • 2017
    Branding "Canadian Experience" in Immigration Policy: Nation Building in a Neoliberal Era, Journal of International Migration and Integration

Grants and Contracts

  • 2021
    Race, Antiracism Solidarity and Interdisciplinary Scholarship
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    SSHRC Connection
  • 2020
    Community Resilience among Newcomer Youth
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    SSHRC Insight
  • 2020
    Critical Diasporic South Asian Feminisms
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    SSHRC Connection
  • 2019
    Building Bridges Across Difference
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Canadian Heritage Antiracism Initiatives
  • 2017
    Japanese Canadian Community Art Activism
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    SSHRC Insight