Alumni A-Z

Allen Fan (BA, Sociology)

Allen is a sociology major who was born in Taipei and immigrated to Vancouver at the age of 2. Growing up in Vancouver, he has had the opportunity to witness and experience the wonders of migration in the place he calls home. With the knowledge and abilities he has received and developed through his time […]

Angela He (BA, International Relations)

Angela is a 5th year International Relations major and ACAM minor. She was first introduced to the ACAM program when she took Dr. Henry Yu’s History 492 class in her 3rd year, and since then, her academic career followed a new path. She then joined Dr. Yu for his Go Global course in Hong Kong, Singapore, and […]

Angela Ho (BA, Geography)

Angela is a second-generation Chinese Canadian graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography (Environment & Sustainability) and a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies. Angela’s enthusiasm for digital media, community storytelling and place-based learning has led her to produce projects such as the Chinatown Sound Map, a web based platform that showcases […]

Carolyn Nakagawa (BA, English, Honours)

Carolyn Nakagawa is graduating with a degree in Honours English literature and a minor in Asian Canadian Asian Migration Studies. In addition to her work with the Aoki Legacy Fund researching the life and legacy of musician and community figure Harry Aoki, Carolyn co-coordinated a student directed seminar on the writings of poet and visual […]

Christina Lee (BA, Geography)

Christina is a third-generation member of the Cantonese (開平/台山) diaspora, born and raised on the unceded, occupied, and ancestral territories of the Coast Salish peoples. A lifelong learner, Christina has found her academic home in Human Geography and Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies, combining her passions for community and urban spaces, specifically those that […]

Christy Fong (BA, English, Honours)

Christy is graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature Honours, supplemented by a minor in Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies. Her thesis research focuses on the 1968-1979 Barbecue Meats Protests of Vancouver’s Chinatown, specifically on the intersection of racialised legislation, community activism, and oral histories. Through ACAM, Christy was given the opportunity to […]

Dominique Bautista (BA, English Literature and Sociology)

Born and raised in the 604, Dominique proudly calls Vancouver home: a city that continuously challenges her to consider where she’s “really from”. A cultural hybrid, she has always been interested in identity politics complicated particularly by migration, largely based on her and her family’s experiences. Growing up, Dominique has always been involved with her community, her […]

Elizabeth Cheong (B.Comm.)

Liz is proud to be a part of the ACAM family and to add the Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies minor to her Bachelor of Commerce degree. She loves to learn in a “thinking globally” perspective and ACAM has helped her achieve this in the past four years. After participating in the Go Global […]

Elliott Cheung (BA, Asian Language and Culture, Honours)

Elliott Y.N. Cheung (張依諾), a 1.5-generation Hong Kong Canadian, is graduating this year with a B.A. Hons. in Asian Language and Culture (Japan) with a minor in ACAM. He credits his father with his interest in Sinophone cultures, his love of philology, and his passion for Asian Canadian advocacy and structural reform. His long-term research […]

Jane Jingyi Wu (BFA, Visual Arts)

Jingyi Wu is a Chinese international student majoring in Visual Arts, with a minor in Asian-Canadian and Asian Migration Studies. She expresses herself primarily through painting, photography, and film, taking on themes of women, body, identity and socio-political issues. In particular, her art speaks to her love of exploring what it means to be an […]