Irene Pang Post Doctoral Fellow

Area(s) of Interest:  Development, Citizenship, Labor, Comparative Research, Ethnography, China, India

Biography

Irene Pang is a political sociologist who recieved her PhD at Brown University and studies issues of citizenship and rights contestation in China and India. Her dissertation provides a comparative ethnographic account of the citizenship struggles of internal migrant construction workers in Beijing and Delhi. She analyzes how everyday lived experiences, as well as larger state, market, and civil society structures, give rise to various forms of citizen silencing and citizen resistance. Pang's broader research interests include development and sociology of the Global South, labor, dynamics of capitalism, and comparative research.