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Decolonizing academia and incorporating the lived experiences of indigenous and minority people into academic discourse are my ultimate goals as a researcher. My research interests include gender and ethnic representation in North America (Canada and the United States) and South and Southeast Asia, particularly Myanmar (Burma). I am also very passionate about gendered and racialized experiences of individuals with mental illnesses and/or disabilities in academia.
June 2018 - June 2018
The 2018 municipal elections highlighted that visible minorities, particularly visible minority women, are underrepresented in Vancouver’s politics; yet, in terms of population, visible minorities outnumber white Vancouverites. I examine to what extent and how socioeconomic and political factors derived from the supply and demand literature contrib...
In this study, we determine the assets and the gaps regarding the services offered to newcomers in the three cities of Greater Moncton, namely Moncton, Dieppe, and Riverview, as well as suggest recommendations contributing to a more inclusive community. Using the 17 characteristics of a welcoming community highlighted by Esses et al. (2010), we exa...
Dans cette étude, nous identifions les atouts et les limites des services offerts aux nouveaux arrivants des trois villes du Grand Moncton, c’est-à-dire Moncton, Dieppe et Riverview. Nous formulons aussi des recommandations pour aider à développer une communauté plus accueillante. Les forces et les faiblesses del’offre des services aux nouveaux arr...
States use assimilation, integration, and accommodation in various ways to regulate ethnic conflict and cultivate a common national identity. This paper discusses the importance of policy-making around language and education in building a common national identity, using the case study of Myanmar from 1962 to the present day. By comparing the Burman...
Women’s Participation and Visibility in the Anti-Military Online Movement in Myanmar
When Myanmar formally began its transition into a new democracy in 2010, women were hopeful for an improvement in their political representation. After Aung San Suu Kyi joined the parliament in 2012 and became the de facto leader of the country in 2015, many women attempted to enter politics. However, with very few exceptions, Burmese politics rema...
The Greater Moncton area has experienced a demographic growth and a rapid surge in immigration during the recent years. The economic sector of all three cities – Moncton, Dieppe, and Riverview – offers excellent initiatives and resources that are designed to help newcomers connect with the local labor market. However, the economy is only one of the...
The 2017 and 2018 municipal elections highlighted that visible minorities, particularly visible minority women, are underrepresented in Vancouver's politics; yet, in terms of population, visible minorities outnumber white Vancouverites. I examine to what extent and how supply-side factors contribute to this underrepresentation of visible minorities...
The 2017 and 2018 municipal elections highlighted that visible minorities, particularly visible minority women, are underrepresented in Vancouver’s politics; yet, in terms of population, visible minorities outnumber white Vancouverites. I examine to what extent and how supply-side factors contribute to this underrepresentation of visible minorities...
Democratic transitions are known to improve the quality of life for women in former authoritarian regimes, yet under the new democracy of Myanmar (Burma), women are experiencing a tremendous amount of restrictions in both the personal and political spheres. Myanmar’s ultra-nationalist movement led by Buddhist monks has coincided with the rise of ac...
Our study investigates the conditions under which political space opens and closes for women in Asian countries as part of a larger study of world regions regarding women's agency and voice in politics. Using a comparative framework, we consider arguments derived from social movement theory as well as the literatures on the political economy of vio...
This project features research conducted during my Ph.D. program in Political Studies at Queen's University.
Papers related to the completion of an undergraduate honors degree in International Relations at Linfield College, OR, USA.
M.A. Political Science Project Paper