Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Calgary
Topics of Expertise:
Children / Division of Labor in Families / Feminism & Families / Gender & Sexuality / Immigrant, Mixed Status & Transnational Families / Parenthood: Motherhood/Fatherhood / Work & Family
Pallavi Banerjee (Ph.D., Sociology) is currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of Calgary in Canada. Before this she was a postdoctoral fellow at the sociology department at Vanderbilt University. Her research interests are situated at the intersection of sociology of immigration, gender, transnational labor, minority families, globalization, and South Asia. She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled: Dismantling Dependence: Gendered Migration of Indian Professional Families to the U.S. The book explores how immigration policies for highly-skilled workers and visa regimes of United States shape the lived experiences of families of migrant Indian workers in the U.S.