Amanda Cheong (B.A. Hons., 2012, University of British Columbia) is a graduate student in the Joint Degree Program in Sociology and Social Policy. With a focus on undocumented, stateless, refugee, and other "irregular" populations, her research explores the stratifying effects of legal status. Amanda's dissertation examines how access to civil registration operates as a mode by which inequality is reproduced. She is supported by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship.
5th Year Graduate Student