(2007) Beijing Migrant Workers

In 2006, I secured funding to study abroad at Peking University in Beijing and conducted research for my undergraduate honors thesis. I collaborated with a Peking University graduate student to interview 100+ rural-to-urban migrant workers. My fondest memories include riding on the back of a bicycle while whizzing through Beijing traffic, convincing the security guards at various construction sites to allow me to enter the workplace and take photographs of the migrant workers' housing conditions, and experiencing firsthand a rapidly changing Beijing just before the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Undergraduate Honors Thesis: “How Migrant Workers Find Housing in Beijing: The role of individual agency in differential housing access and outcomes.” Stanford University, 2007.