Dr. Cheryll Alipio is a sociocultural anthropologist and Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her work examines how different forms of work, such as transnational migrant labor in the Filipino diaspora, children’s work in the Philippines, and professional shift work in Australia, restructures care labor and services throughout the life course. She contributes to the fields of migration and development studies, economic and medical anthropology, the anthropology of children and youth, and Southeast Asian studies. She has co-edited a special journal section on “Asian Children and Transnational Migration” in Children’s Geographies and a special journal issue on “Transitioning to Adulthood in Asia” in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Her work has appeared in these journals as well as in Children and Society and the books, Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances, and the Changing Family in Asia (Palgrave Macmillan) and Family Ambiguity and Domestic Violence in Asia (Sussex Academic Press). She is currently working on a book manuscript, The Economies of Affect and Care: Child Debts, Devotions and Desires in Philippine Migrant Families, and a co-edited volume, Money and Moralities in Contemporary Asia, for the New Mobilities in Asia book series of Amsterdam University Press is forthcoming. She previously served as Sessional Assistant Professor of Disaporic and Global Youth Cultures at York University in Canada, Lecturer (Assistant Professor) of Anthropology at The University of Queensland in Australia, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore. Dr. Alipio received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Washington, and B.A. in Anthropology and Psychology from the University of California, Davis.

Alipio, Cheryl
calipio [at] umd.edu