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Melody Chia-wen Lu

Associate Professor
University of Macau


Melody Chia-Wen LU, associate professor at University of Macau. She received her M.A. in Development Studies, Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Ph.D. in Anthropology/Development Sociology and Chinese Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands

Research Interest

Contemporary Chinese migration to Lusophone Africa; Mobility in the Casino Industry in Asia; Care and Welfare Regimes in East and Southeast Asia; Gender and Sexuality; Transnationalism


  • Zhang J, Lu MC, Yeoh BS. Cross-border marriage, transgovernmental friction, and waiting. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 2015 Apr;33(2):229-46.

  • Alipio C, Lu MC, Yeoh BS. Asian children and transnational migration.

  • Lu MC, Zhang J, Chee HL, Yeoh BS. Multiple mobilities and entrepreneurial modalities among Chinese marriage migrants in Malaysia. Current Sociology. 2016 May;64(3):411-29.

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