Sara Dorow is Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Alberta, where she teaches and conducts research in the areas of globalization, migration and mobility, gender. family and work, and qualitative methods. She has been conducting research and publishing articles on the lived experiences of the oil sands political economy of northern Alberta for over a decade, and is also working on a book out of this research. From 2012 to 2019, she headed the Alberta team for the national research project On the Move: Employment-Related Geographical Mobility in the Canadian Context. These projects follow on a decade of research on Chinese-North American adoption; Dorow is the author of the book Transnational Adoption: A Cultural Economy of Race, Gender, and Kinship.
Gerrard, Siri, Marit Aure, and Marianna Pavlovskaya (Eds.). (2018) Double Special Issue on “Gender and (Im)mobilities.” Gender, Place, and Culture. (14 papers). OTM contributors: Siri Gerrard, Deatra Walsh, Barbara Neis, Kathy Fitzpatrick, Lachlan Barber, Natasha Hanson, Christine Knott, Stephanie Premji, Elise Thorburn, Marit Aure, Sara Dorow, and Shingirai Mandizadza. https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cgpc20/25/8?nav=tocList
Cresswell, Tim, Sara Dorow, and Sharon Roseman (2016). “Putting Mobility Theory to Work: Conceptualizing Employment-Related Geographical Mobility.” Environment and Planning A, 48(9): pp. 1787-1803. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0308518X16649184
Dorow, Sara, and Sara O’Shaughnessy (Eds.). (2013). Special Issue on “Fort McMurray, Wood Buffalo and the Oil/Tar Sands: Revisiting the Sociology of ‘Community.” Canadian Journal of Sociology, 38(2). (6 papers). https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/cjs/index.php/CJS/issue/view/1380
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