Jing received her PhD in sociology from the University of British Columbia. Her research and teaching interests include migration, mobility, life course, reproduction, education, culture and sociological theories. She also shares academic life with the public through settlement workshops, bilingual reading groups, and immigration forums.
- Trust Contexts and Migration Experiences Before, During, and After the Covid-19 Pandemic
- The Interaction Of Migration And Reproduction: The Fertility Processes Of Chinese Immigrants in Canada
- ‘Doing the Month’: Understanding Immigration and Embodiment Through the Postpartum Practices of Chinese Immigrants to Canada
- Habits and Homemaking Across Three Immigrants Cohorts
- Lauster, N. and Jing Zhao. 2017. “Labor Migration and the Missing Work of Home-making: Three Forms of Settling for Chinese-Canadian Migrants.” Social Problems 64(4): 497–512.
- Zhao, Jing. 2016. “Why Do Chinese Canadians Have Lower Fertility?” Canadian Diversity 13(1): 62–65.
- Zhao, J., N. Lauster, and A. Graham, A. 2011. “Conclusion: The End of Children?” In The End of Children? Fertility & Childhood in Flux, edited by Nathanael Lauster and Allan Graham. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
Keywords: Migration and mobility; Chinese diaspora; life course; reproduction; knowledge and education; social inequality; sociological theories