Understanding Precarity in BC (UP-BC) Partnership Team Members


Professor, Director of the Labour Studies Program and The Morgan Centre for Labour Research, SFU

Senior Economist and the Public Interest Researcher, CCPA-BC

Team Members (alphabetical order)

Alice Mũrage, Research fellow and PhD student, Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Health Sciences and the Pacific Institute on Pathogens, Pandemics and Society

Alicia Massie, Coordinator of Campaign Research, SEIU Local 2 

Amy Juschka, Director of Communications and Advocacy, YWCA Metro Vancouver

Anastasia French, Provincial Manager, Living Wage for Families BC

Anelyse Weiler, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria

Angela Marie MacDougall, Executive Director, Battered Women’s Support Services

Anita Minh, Post-doc, University of Washington; BC Centre on Substance Use

Annabree Fairweather, Executive Director, Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia (CUFA-BC) 

Anjum Hajat, Associate Professor, Epidemiology, University of Washington

Bethany Hastie, Assistant Professor, UBC Faculty of Law

Bill Kilgannon, Interim Director, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Office

Cenen Bagon, Steering Committee, Vancouver Committee for Domestic Workers and Caregivers Rights

christina lee, manager of operations + special projects, hua foundation

Christina Schlattner, Senior Manager, Research & Engagement, First Nations Technology Council

Christine Bro, Lead Organizer, SEIU Local 2

Dan Laitsch, Professor, Education, SFU

Danielle van Jaarsveld, Professor, Business, UBC

David Fairey, Director, BC Employment Standards Coalition

David Jordhus-Lier, Professor, Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo 

Dawn Hemingway, Adjunct Professor, UNBC Social Work and Gender Studies; Northern FIRE (Feminist Institute for Research and Evaluation)

Denise Moffatt, Director of Government Relations and Political Action, BC Federation of Labour

Enda Brophy, Associate Professor, Communication, SFU

Eva Prkachin, Union Representative – Education, Communication and Campaigns, UFCW 1518

Evelyn Encalada Grez, Assistant Professor, Labour Studies/Sociology, SFU

Feng Xu, Associate Professor, Political Science, UVic

Fiona MacPhail, Professor, UNBC Economics

Gerardo Otero, Professor of International Studies, Simon Fraser University

Greg Halseth, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Northern British Columbia

Gwen Cardinal, Director, Youth & Community Services, Prince George Native Friendship Centre

Hannelore Roos, VP Research & Innovation, UBC

Hege Merete Knutsen, Professor, Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo,

Indrani Margolin, Associate Professor, Social Work and Gender Studies, UNBC

Jacqueline Holler, Associate Professor, History, Women’s Studies and Gender Studies, UNBC

Jalil Safaei, Professor, Economics, UNBC

Jane Pulkingham, Professor, Sociology, SFU

Janet Webber, Executive Director, SFU Public Square

Jeannie Morgan, Assistant Professor, Indigenous Studies, SFU

Jenny Shaw, Assistant Teaching Professor, Thompson Rivers University

Jim Stanford, Economist and Director, Centre for Future Work

Julie Diesta, Vancouver Committee for Domestic Workers and Caregivers Rights

Kerry Pateman, Coordinator, Prince George Community Partners Addressing Homelessness (CPAH) 

Kevin Love, Lawyer, Community Law Program, Community Legal Assistance Society

Kim England, Professor, Geography, University of Washington

Lea Caragata, Associate Professor, Social Work, UBC 

Leah Vosko, Professor, Politics, York University and Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Gender & Work

Lindsey Richardson, Associate Professor, Sociology, UBC; Canada Research Chair in Social Inclusion and Health Equity

Lou Black, Director, Research and Policy, Hospital Employees’ Union

Luis Aguiar, Associate Professor, Sociology, UBC-Okanagan

Marjorie Griffin Cohen, Political Science, SFU (Emerita)

Mark Thompson, Professor Emeritus, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources, Business, UBC

Marleen Morris, Adjunct Professor, Geography, Co-Director, Community Development Institute (CDI), UNBC

Maureen Kihika, Assistant Professor, Sociology and Labour Studies, SFU

Michelle Travis, UNITE HERE Local 40

Mieke Koehoorn, Professor and Associate Director, Research, Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Population and Public Health, UBC

Mohsen Javdani, Associate Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Urban Studies, SFU

Jonathon Braun, Legal Director, Migrant Workers Centre

Nicole Molinari, Research & Policy Analyst, Hospital Employees’ Union

Pamela Charron, Executive Director, Worker Solidarity Network

Peter Hall, Professor, Urban Studies and Geography, SFU    

Peter Ewart, Stand Up for the North

Rowan Burdge, Provincial Director, BC Poverty Reduction Coalition

Seth Erais, Program Manager, SFU Public Square

Sherman Chan, Director, Family and Settlement Services, MOSAIC 

Simon Kelly, Assistant Coordinator, Research and Interactive Services, BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU)

Steffanie Ling, Partnership Coordinator Research Assistant, Labour Studies, SFU

Stuart Poyntz, Professor, Communication and Director, Community Engaged Research Centre (CERi), SFU

Sumaiya Tufail, UP-BC Communications Coordinator, Research Assistant, International Studies, SFU

Tanya Clarmont, Director of Management Services, Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Tiffany Ottahal, Community Investment Portfolio Manager, Labour Partners, Vancity Savings Credit Union

Trish Garner, Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, BC Federation of Labour

Veronique Sioufi, Researcher, Racial & Socio-economic Equity, CCPA-BC

Vincent Prince, Executive Director, Aboriginal Business and Community Development Centre

Wayne Lewchuk, Professor Emeritus, McMaster University, School of Labour Studies and Department of Economics


Project Manager

Bojan Stanojlovic, CCPA-BC