Campus Directory: Glenda Bonifacio

University of Lethbridge

Glenda Bonifacio
Faculty
Women & Gender Studies
Office: C882 (University Hall)
Phone: (403) 380-1897
Fax: (405) 329-2555
Email:

Degrees

B.A. (Political Science) University of Philippines; M.A. (Asian Studies) University of Philippines; Ph.D. (History and Politics) University of Wollongong

Expertise

Gender, migration and citizenship, Globalization and development, Women and religion/spirituality

Research Areas

Transitional Services of Live-in Caregivers in Alberta, Gender and Temporary Foreign Workers

Previous Research Areas

Gender, migration, and citizenship of Filipino women, Australia, Gender and labour migration, Gender, Religion and Migration: Pathways to Integration

Alternate Languages

Pilipino

Biography

Glenda Lynna Anne Tibe Bonifacio holds a BA in Social Sciences major in Political Science (magna cum laude, University of the Philippines); MA in Asian Studies (University of the Philippines); and a Ph.D. from the School of History and Politics, University of Wollongong, Australia in 2004.

Selected Publications

Books:
2017. Canadian Perspectives on Immigration in Small Cities (co-editor). Switzerland: Springer.

2015. Migrant Domestic Workers and Family Life: International Perspectives (co-editor). London: Palgrave Macmillan

2014. Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change (editor). New York: Routledge

2013. Pinay on the Prairies: Filipino Women and Transnational Identities. Vancouver: UBC Press.

2012. Feminism and Migration: Cross-cultural Engagements (editor). London and New York: Springer

2010. Gender, Religion and Migration: Pathways of Integration (co-edited with Vivienne SM. Angeles). Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

Book Chapters:
2016. I Care for You, Who Cares for Me? Transitional Services of Filipino Live-in Caregivers in Canada. In Sisters or Strangers? Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History, 2nd edition, eds. Marlene Epp and Franca Iacovetta, 252-270. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2016. Legacy in the Academe: Integrated Activism for Social Justice. In Disrupt 2.0. Filipino Women: Daring to Lead. The Second Book on Leadership by the Filipina Women's Network, ed. Maria Africa Beebe, 153-162. San Francisco, CA: Filipina Women's Network.

2015. Live-in Caregivers in Canada; Servitude for Promissory Citizenship and Family Rights. In Migrant Domestic Workers and Family Life: International Perspectives, ed. Maria Kontos and Glenda Bonifacio, 145-161. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

2014. "The Lonely Planet": Filipino Temporary Foreign Workers, Housing Arrangements, and Sexualities in Rural Alberta. In Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change, ed. G. Bonifacio, 228-251. New York and London: Routledge.

2010. Building Communities through Faith: Filipino Catholics in Philadelphia and Alberta (with V. Angeles). In Gender, Religion and Migration: Pathways of Integration (co-edited with Vivienne SM. Angeles), 257-273. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

2010. Five Daughters and a PhD: Pinay and Mothering in Canada. In Mothering Canada: Interdisciplinary Voices, eds. Shawna Geissler, Lynn Loutzenhiser, Jocelyne Praud, and Leesa Streifler, 181-191. Toronto: Demeter Press.

2009. Migration and Maternalism: (Re)Configuring Ruddick's Maternal Love. In Maternal Thinking: Philosophy, Politics, Practice, ed. Andrea O'Reilly, 160-172. Toronto: Demeter Press.

2009. Feminist Teaching of the Goddess in Southern Alberta: Students' Responses and Challenges. In Feminist Spirituality: The Next Generation, ed. Chris Klassen, 119-135. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Journals:
2009. Activism from the Margins: Filipino Marriage Migrants in Australia. Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies 30(3): 142-168.

2009. From Temporary Workers to Permanent Residents: Transitional Services for Filipino Live-in Caregivers in Southern Alberta. Our Diverse Cities: Prairies Region 6 (Spring): 136-149.

2008. I Care for You, Who Cares for Me? Transitional Services of Filipino Live-in Caregivers in Canada. Asian Women: Gender Issues in International Migration, 24(1): 25-50.

2005. Filipino Women in Australia: Practising Citizenship at Work, Asian and Pacific Migration Journal 14(3): 293-326.

2003. Becoming an Australian Citizen: A Total Buy-Out for the Filipina? Review of Women's Studies 13(1): 126-156.



In The Media

is Canadian Immigration a Charity? Lethbridge Herald, May 5, 2012, page A5

Protecting rights for future generations; Lethbridge Herald; October 19, 2006.

Research Interests

Gender, Migration, and Citizenship
Development and Globalization
Post-disaster Communities
Feminist Spirituality

Current Research and Creative Activity

TitleLocationGrant InformationPrincipal InvestigatorCo Researchers
Gender and Religious Activism
Gender, Religion and Migration: Pathways to Integration
Transitional Services of Live-in Caregivers in Alberta Prairie Metropolis Centre, University of Alberta, $12,500, 2006-07.

Glenda Bonifacio, University of Lethbridge


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