Yên Mai

doctoral/PhD student at Department of Sociology, Doctoral students

Email:
yen.mai[AT-sign]soc.uu.se
Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsvägen 3H

Postal address:
Box 624
751 26 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Yên Mai is a Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Sociology. Her interests focus on social movement, gender/sexuality, emotion, and youth research.

Yên earns a master's degree from University of Helsinki. In her master's thesis, she analyzes the way in which Vietnamese LGBTQ youth construct their identities based on norms of gender and class, creating a social hierarchy in the process.

Her doctoral dissertation looks into the role of emotions in the sustenance of social movements.

Keywords: gender and sexuality ethnography intersectionality social movement youth research sociology of emotion

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