Yao Lu

Professor of Sociology


Yao Lu is Assistant Professor of Sociology. She is a member of the CPRC’s committee on Research on Immigration/Migration. Lu’s research focuses on how migration and immigration intersects with social and economic processes across diverse contexts. She conducts comparative research using large-scale social surveys and a variety of quantitative methods. Her recent and ongoing projects include the consequences of migration and parental migration for child well-being; patterns of immigrant selection and assimilation in the U.S. and Canada; and the social and political impacts of migration (i.e., gender values, civic participation) for migrant sending communities.

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