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Yoko Yoshida is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University. Her research interests include social statistics, integration processes of immigrants and socio-economic inequality. Over the past several years she has been engaging with research on measuring multi-dimensional immigrants’ integration, immigrants’ settlement in Atlantic Canada, social and economic activities of immigrants who come under the sponsored family streams, and impacts of family and gender in settlement processes. Through these projects with a regional focus, she has established research partnerships with provincial and federal offices, including the NS Office of Immigration, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada and Statistics Canada. She is a co-investigator of Pathways to Prosperity, and also serves as a board member to the Canadian Population Society.