I am an Associate Professor in the at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice at UBC. I’m the co-editor of “Global Mixed Race” (NYU Press, 2014) and the author of “Mixed Race Amnesia: Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality in Canada” (UBC Press). My research interests include immigration, geography, and social policy. I am a former television news journalist with the CBC and I have consulted with a variety of organizations on diversity and journalism, including Citizenship Immigration Canada, Ministry of Multiculturalism and Integration, among other groups. I am also the former strategic counsel for the not-for-profit IMPACS (Institute for Media, Policy and Civil Society).