Tina Wu

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Work, occupations, organizations, care work, gender, race and ethnicity, migration, social class

Tina's research interests include labor, professions, and organizations. Her dissertation investigates the home health care industry and care for the elderly and/or disabled. She also studies domestic work, paid child care, women and immigrant labor, and social class. Before coming to Penn, Tina worked in New York City as a research associate at the Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School, where she investigated diversity and inclusion policies in higher education institutions. She also worked as a legal advocate at the Urban Justice Center, where she represented clients receiving public benefits. She has since published on welfare rights. Tina is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Literature and in Sociology from Yale.
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