Prof Man Yee Kan


I am an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. My research interests are gender inequalities in the family and the labour market, marriage, the gender division of labour, time use research, welfare and public policy regimes in Western and East Asian societies.

I have been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant (Oct 2018 - Sept 2023) for a project on temporal structures of gender inequalities in East Asian and Western countries. GenTime:


I have supervised doctoral and master students on topics of gender, family sociology, comparative family research, time use, and social inequalities. I would welcome applications in these areas and in empirical sociology.