I am a Research Scholar and IT Project Manager at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, where I manage and support select digital infrastructure collaborations in Department III: "Artefacts, Action, Knowledge." I also co-edit ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, the leading open-access journal in human geography.
In addition, I am a PhD Candidate in Geography and Women's & Gender Studies at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. My advisor is urban and cultural geographer Jamie Winders, who is an expert on immigration politics in the United States.
My dissertation explores contemporary practices of Chinese birth tourism and investigates their cultural and political significances in multiple locales across the Pacific. I do so through various qualitative methods from humanities and social sciences, including ethnography, policy and textual analyses, visual methods, and personal memoirs.
I studied for an MA in Geography (2013) at the same institution, where I was supervised by Marxist cultural geographer Don Mitchell (now at Uppsala University in Sweden). I hold a BA in Geography (2011) from the University of Washington as well.
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