Corresponding Student Associate

Kennedy is a corresponding student associate of HKSI. He graduated from UBC in the spring of 2019 and is now a Ph.D. student in Sociology at the University of Southern California.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Kennedy is deeply interested in issues concerning housing and homelessness. His research bridges the subfields of cultural sociology, organizational sociology, urban ethnography, and migration.

For his graduate study, Kennedy will be researching on, among other topics, that of affordable housing as well as processes of resettlement of the homeless in the Los Angeles area.

In addition, Kennedy has been working closely with HKSI Associate Dr. Miu Chung Yan of the School of Social Work on the topic of “re-return migration” between Hong Kong and Canada, and he is a co-investigator of “After the Protest: A Vancouver Archive of the Umbrella Movement of 2014,” an oral history project led by HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo K. Shin.