Teresa Abada, Associate Professor
PhD, Sociology, University of Alberta
Teresa Abada is a sociologist whose research focus is on immigration. She has published on family diversity and children's behavior, social cohesion in racially mixed neighbourhoods, educational and labour market issues for second-generation Canadians, and how gender roles affect educational attainment among immigrant children. She is currently researching the social, cultural and human capital factors that shape economic and social integration for the children of immigrants.
Areas of Specialization
- Social, cultural, human capital;
- Immigrant health;
- Immigrant integration;
- Economic and social integration of children of immigrants;
- Population studies;
- Quantitative methods
- Sano, Yujiro and Teresa Abada. 2019. "Immigration as a Social Determinant of Oral Health: Does the 'Healthy Immigrant Effect' Extend to Self-rated Oral Health in Ontario, Canada?." Canadian Ethnic Studies 51(1): 135-156.
- Abada, Teresa, Kristyn Frank, and Feng Hou. 2018. "Between Two Worlds: Source-Country Gender Roles and Gender Differences in Educational Attainment among Immigrant Children in Canada." Sociological Inquiry 88(1): 131-154.
- Kuuire, Vincent Z., Godwin Arku, Isaac Luginaah, Michael Buzzelli, and Teresa Abada. 2016. "Transnationalism - Integration Nexus: Examining the Relationship Between Transnational Housing Investment and Homeownership Status in Canada." Geoforum 75: 168-179.
- Kuuire, Vincent Z., Godwin Arku, Isaac Luginaah, Michael Buzzelli, and Teresa Abada. 2016. "Obligations and Expectations: Perceived Relationship between Transnational Housing Investment and Housing Consumption Decisions among Ghanaian Immigrants in Canada." Housing Theory and Society 33(4):445-468.
- Amoyaw, Jonathan Anim and Teresa Abada. 2016. "Does helping them benefit me? Examining the emotional cost and benefit of immigrants' pecuniary remittance behaviour in Canada." Social Science & Medicine 153: 182-192.