Man Yee Kan

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Man Yee Kan

Associate Professor in Sociology and Fellow of Linacre College


Man Yee Kan is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. Her research areas include gender inequalities in the family and the labour market, marriage, the gender division of labour, time use research, welfare and public policy regimes in Western and East Asian societies, and ethnicity and migration.

She has been awarded a European Research Council Consolidator Grant (2018-2023) under the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme for a project which aims to investigate trends in gender inequality in time use in East Asian and Western societies (see her project website: GenTime).  She was previously a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow (2008-2011) and a Research Councils UK Academic Fellow (2008-2013).


Currently I am the Taught Course Director of the Department. 

In Hilary Term, I teach the Sociology of Gender option course.

I have supervised doctoral and master students on topics of gender, family, marriage, work and employments, time use, and general topics of social inequalities. I welcome applications in these areas and in empirical sociology.