Nancy Mandell
Nancy Mandell
Department of Sociology, York University
Research keywords: Family; intimacy and care work; aging and immigrants; gender and schooling; qualitative methods; community-academic research partnerships
Nancy Mandell is a Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at York University. She is a Faculty Associate at York University’s Centre for Asian Research (YCAR) and Centre for Feminist Research (CFR). Her research and teaching interests include gender, family, aging, intergenerational relations, migrant settlement, qualitative research methods and community-academic research partnerships. Recently, she has published articles and book chapters on rising income inequality in Canada, economic insecurity among senior immigrant families, the contradictory role of families in settlement and integration, intergenerational transnational exchanges in later life families, challenges facing international students, the senior digital divide, and critiques of aging.

She is a co-investigator on the BMRC-IRMU grant and Principal Investigator of the SSHRC-funded University to Work Transitions of International Students in Canada grant.