Danchen Yan

Research title: Navigating Inequalities: Understanding the Motivations, Mobilities, and Changing Identities of International Students from Chinese Third-Tier Cities

Research Summary

Current research

I am currently a PhD student in the School of Education. My current research explores how uneven geographic power affects the spatial structuring of mobility and the transitions from education to work of low-tier-city students.

Research interests

  • Education and work transitions
  • Social and spatial mobility
  • Social class reproduction and transnational higher education
  • Comparative and international education