Apply to be a Visiting Scholar at IRLE

If you are interested in coming to IRLE as a visiting scholar,

please contact our Director

Chris Tilly and include:


Your current CV

Brief research proposal

Requested dates of stay


For more information on UCLA's visiting scholar program please see the UCLA Graduate Division.

IRLE Scholars


IRLE Visiting Scholars

IRLE Visiting Scholars spend from a month to a year in residence at IRLE working on a research project and interacting with UCLA scholars and students.

Our research network is global! Explore this map to see current and former IRLE Visiting Scholars


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2013 - 2014 Visiting Scholars

The following scholars are currently in residence:


Xiaohui Ban
Xiaohui Ban (in residence: September 2013-September 2014) is a Ph.D. Candidate in law School at Wuhan University in China. His research at IRLE will focus on regulating atypical employment relationships from a comparative perspective.
Jennifer Pabelonia Nazareno
Jennifer Pabelonia Nazareno (in residence: March 2014-July 2014) is a Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Sociology at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Her research at IRLE will focus on immigrant labor forces that manage and care for the long-term health and sickness of certain aging populations in the U.S.
Ni Tang

Ni Tang (in residence: September 2013-September 2014)is a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Vocational and Adult Education at East China Normal University in Shanghai, China. Her research at IRLE will focus on vocational and technical education and social integration for migrant workers in the process of urbanization.


Former IRLE Visiting Scholars

Research Affiliates

IRLE Research Affiliates form a community of scholars conducting research and dialogue on issues of work and employment. Though most are based at UCLA, the IRLE network extends nationally and globally.