Masaya Llavaneras Blanco is a feminist political economist. Her dissertation research focuses on the experiences of care provision, self-care, and survival of Haitian migrant domestic workers in the Dominican Republic.
Masaya’s research is informed by nine years of experience in advocacy, research and policy-based work on gender equality in national, regional and global arenas. She is a Research Assistant to Professor Rianne Mahon, focusing on issues of gender, care and migration. She has also worked with Professor Simon Dalby.
Masaya has been an Instructor in the Departments of Global Studies and Political Science in Wilfrid Laurier University. She is Trillium Scholar, as well as an International Development Research Centre’s Doctoral Awardee.
- PhD in Global Governance
- Office: BSIA 339
- Msc. on Women Studies, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2012
- B.A. (Honours) on International Development Studies and International Political Economy, Trent University, 2005