Grace Chang

Department of Feminist Studies


Political Economy of Globalization, Human Trafficking, Immigrant Women


Grace Chang is a writer and activist, joining in struggles for the rights of migrant women and women of color in the United States. She is Associate Professor in Feminist Studies, teaching about social science research methods and ethics; women resisting and surviving violence in all forms; and grassroots, transnational, feminist social justice movements. She is founding director of WORD (Women Of Color Revolutionary Dialogues), a support group for women and queer and trans people of color building community through spoken word, political theater, music, dance and film. She is currently finishing her book, Trafficking by Any Other Name: Transnational Feminist, Immigrant and Sex Worker Rights Perspectives (The New Press, forthcoming).

Professor Chang's work include:  
Precious Cargo
UC Davis Law Review, Issue 52:1 (November 2018)
Disposable Domestics:  Immigrant Women Workers in the Global Economy
Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age
Edited by Nilda Flores-González, Anna Romina Guevarra, Maura Toro-Morn, and Grace Chang
University of Illinois Press, 2013
Mothering: Ideology, Experience, Agency