Department of Sociology, York University
Research keywords: Political sociology; migration; urban studies
Cary Wu is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at York University. He is a research fellow affiliated with the University of British Columbia’s Big Data and Computational Social Science Research Cluster, the Urban Scenes Group at the University of Chicago, and the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) at the Higher School of Economics in Russia. He was a Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation fellow in 2017–2018, and a visiting researcher at GESIS—the Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Germany—in 2015. His research on political sociology, migration, and urban studies has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including PNAS, Social Forces, Urban Studies, Geoforum, International Political Science Review, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Journal of Contemporary China, The China Review, and Chinese Sociological Review. He has also published opinion articles in Macleans, Global Dialogue, and The Ubyssey, and shared his research with the public via national and international radio and newspaper forums including CBC Radio, Roundhouse Radio, Fairchild Radio, Financial Times, and University Herald.