Rachel McLay

Dalhousie University, Canada

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

PhD Student, Dalhousie University, Canada

Research interest

Social movements, immigration, global justice, political sociology


MA Sociology, Dalhousie University, 2019

Selected publications

  • "Do polarization narratives apply to politics on the periphery? The case of Atlantic Canada." Frontiers in Sociology (2021) (with H. Ramos).

  • "Beyond the ‘rural problem’: Comparing urban and rural political citizenship, values, and practices in Atlantic Canada." In: Foster, K. R., and J. Jarman (eds). The Right to Be Rural. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2022 (with H. Ramos).

  • "Triangulating neighborhoods: A research note on improving links between people and places in smaller cities and rural areas." Journal of Rural and Community Development 15:2 (2020): 1–7 (with B. Barber, D. Rainham, and H. Ramos).

  • "How to capture neighborhood change in small cities." Canadian Studies in Population 26:8 (2020) (with L. Kaida, H. Ramos, and D. Singh).