Marcella Siqueira Cassiano is a Lecturer of Sociology, teaching primarily at the University of Alberta and Concordia University of Edmonton. She is also a researcher of population governance issues focused on policies and practices that manufacture social conformity and regulate populations in the contexts of work and migration in China and Canada. Marcella holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Alberta and a MA, also in Sociology, from Shandong University (China). She joined On the Move Partnership in 2013, working for two years as a Research Assistant on the Alberta Chapter of the project, under the supervision of Dr. Sara Dorow (University of Alberta).
Cassiano, Marcella S. et al. (forthcoming) Chinese Mobilities, Transnational Resources: Discourses of Investment and Work in Alberta’s Oil Economy In: Wong, Lloyd. Chinese Mobilities
Siqueira Cassiano, Marcella. 2019. “China’s Hukou Platform: Windows Into the Family.” Surveillance & Society 17 (1/2): 232–39.
Lin, Juren and Yuxi Xie. 2018. A Century of Change in a Chinese Village: The Crisis of the Countryside. Translated by Linda Grove, Dan Li and Marcella Siqueira Cassiano and edited by Linda Grove). Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 319 pages.
Siqueira Cassiano, Marcella. 2017. “The Reform of China’s Household Registration System: Authoritarianism with Liberal Characteristics.” Surveillance & Society 15 (3/4): 404–17.
Siqueira Cassiano, Marcella, Sara Dorow and Heather Schmidt. 2017. “Media Representations of Investment and Labour in Alberta’s Resource Economy.” In Trans-Pacific Mobilities: The Chinese and Canada, edited by Lloyd L. Wong, 102-14. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
Dorow, Sara, Marcella Siqueira Cassiano and Chad Doerksen. 2015. “Live-in Caregivers in Fort McMurray: a Socioeconomic Footprint.” On the Move Project, 52 pages. Available at: https://www.onthemovepartnership.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2015/01/Live-in-Caregivers-in-Fort-McMurray-Dorow-et-al.-January-2015.pdf (accessed September 2018 and Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
Dorow, Sara, Cassiano, Marcella, and Chad Doerksen. (2015) Live-in Caregivers in Fort McMurray: a Socioeconomic Footprint. St. John’s: On the Move Partnership. Available online.
Cassiano, Marcella and Phintener, Marcelo. (2004) Aspectos psicossociais da (i)migração: uma síntese. China em Estudo, DLO FFLCH – USP, n.6 p.123-142, Julho.
Cassiano, Marcella et al. Albertans’ Views on China. 2013 Annual China Institute Survey. Edmonton: China Institute of the University of Alberta. Available online.
Schmidt, H., Houlden, G., Zheng, J. and Cassiano, Marcella. Albertans’ Views on China. 2012 Annual China Institute Survey. Edmonton: China Institute of the University of Alberta. Available online.