Teresa Abada

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Teresa Abada, Associate Professor

Director, Collaborative Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations (MER)
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
  • Migration
  • Immigrant health
  • Immigrant integration
  • Economic and social integration of children of immigrants
  • Population studies
  • Quantitative methods

Selected Publications