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Fei Guo is a Professor in the Department of Management.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii in 1996 and was awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship to conduct research at the Australian National University (ANU).  She has more than 20 years’ experience in teaching and conducting research in Australia, the United States and China. Her main research interests have been in migration and labour market, mortality, health and wellbeing, ethnic and cultural diversity, diaspora and transnationalism, and internationalisation of workforce.  Professor Guo's research has been supported by a number of research grants, including a grant from the Ford Foundation to study migration and urban poverty in China, four Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project (DP) grants to study “Rural Migrant Labour in Large Chinese Cities” (with G. Hugo and X. Yuan), “Affinities in Multicultural Australia” (with E. Vasta and L. Taksa), “Transnationalism and Diaspora” (with Y Tan, A Rosser and B. Yeoh), and "Demographic and Social Dimensions of Migrant Ageing and Wellbeing in Australia" (with L. Taksa, Z. Cheng, M. Tani, L. Liu and K. Zimmermann). Professor Guo has published more than 75 academic journal articles and book chapters, and six co-authored or co-edited books, including such journals as Urban Studies, Human Relations, International Migration Review, Population Studies, Journal of Population Research, and Habitat International. She also co-guest-edited a number of special issues for journals, including "New Developments in Australia's Skilled Migration Flows" in the Asian and Pacific Migration Review, “South-South Migration” in International Migration Review, “Globally mobile skilled labour force” in International Migration. Her co-edited books Return Migration in the Asia Pacific (with R. Iredale and S. Rozario) and Handbook of Chinese Migration, Identity and Wellbeing (with R. Iredale) were published by Edward Elgar, Transition and Challenges: China's Population at the Beginning at the 21st Century (with Z. Zhao) was published by the Oxford University Press, and Global Population in Transition (with J. Martins and D. Swanson) was published by Springer in 2018.  She was an Associate Editor of International Migration Review from 2012 to 2017. Currently, she is a member of the ARC College of Experts. 

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology/Demography, PhD, China's Internal Population Migration Since the 1980's: Origins, Processes, and Impacts, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Award Date: 1 Dec 1996


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