Contact and Bio Information

Choon-lee Chai


Current Position:   Professor

Institutional Affiliation:   Red Deer College

Location:   Prairies

Sector:   Academic – Faculty
  • Settlement and Service Provision
  • Economic Integration
  • Social and Cultural Integration
  • Political and Civic Integration

Languages:   English, Malay, Chinese languages


Dr. Choon-lee Chai is a professor at Red Deer College. His current research revolves around issues of immigration, race and ethnic relations, and nationalism. From 2012 to 2015, he assisted the Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association (CAIWA) in their research on Economic Security of Immigrant Women. He subsequently led a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded Photovoice research project (2015-2018, in partnership with CAIWA) to study settlement experiences of immigrant women in Central Alberta.