Jennifer Chan

University of British Columbia


Jennifer Chan is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She graduated from Stanford University with a PhD in International Comparative Education. She is the author of Politics in the Corridor of Dying: AIDS Activism and Global Health Governance (Johns Hopkins University Press 2015) and Gender and Human Rights Politics in Japan: Global Norms and Domestic Networks (Stanford University Press 2004). She is also the editor of Another Japan is Possible: New Social Movements and Global Citizenship Education (Stanford University Press 2008). She has published widely in Critique Internationale, Comparative Education, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Recherche Feministes, International Review of Education, and Globalisation, Societies, and Education. Her research interests lie in international human rights law and social movements, civil society, antiracism and multiculturalism, gender, global health governance and global justice movement.