Yue Qian is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia. Her research interests focus on family, gender, and demography. Her current research examines how gender intersects with family and population processes (e.g., assortative mating, divisions of labor, and parenthood) to shape individual wellbeing and social inequality in East Asia and North America. Most recently, she has been doing international research to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on work/family and mental health. Her research has appeared in the American Sociological Review, Journal of Marriage and Family, and Social Science & Medicine, among others.