Jennifer Long, PhD

Faculty Member

Jennifer Long is a cultural and applied anthropologist who graduated from the University of Western Ontario (2012) with a specialization in migration and ethnic relations. She is currently an Assistant Professor at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and sessional instructor at Yorkville University.

Jennifer has conducted research in the fields of immigration and national belonging in the Netherlands and Canada. Most recently, she conducted ethnography to explore whiteness and white racial identity in Edmonton and Alberta. Dr. Long conducts ethnography (and has conducted auto-ethnography in the past), conducts interviews and focus groups, and integrates social design research methods into her research. She has also been a part of multiple, interdisciplinary teams conducting mixed research methods.

Research Interests: whiteness, national belonging, newcomer, immigrant integration, ethnography