Political Economy; International Development; Labor; Gender; Social Welfare; Comparative-Historical Methods
Yige Dong, PhD, is an assistant professor in the UB Department of Sociology and in the Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Prof. Dong’s primary research interest lies at the intersection of political economy, social inequality, and social change. Currently, she is working on a book project, The Fabric of Care: Women’s Work and the Politics of Livelihood in Industrial China, which examines the changing politics of care in China’s industrial sector in the past century. Prof. Dong has been awarded the Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellowship in China Studies (2021-2022).