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Jon Malek

Postdoctoral Fellow

Contact Information




  • Asia
  • Canada
  • History
  • Immigration
  • Race

Areas of Expertise:

  • Filipino Immigration
  • The Philippines

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Dr. Jon G. Malek received his PhD from Western University (London, Ontario) in March 2019, and graduated as a member of the Migration and Ethnic Relations collaborative graduate program.

His dissertation was on Filipino immigration to Canada, and his research interests include Canadian immigration, the Filipino diaspora, and post-colonial Filipino identity. He has published on history and memory and on Filipino identity in the diaspora through ethnic media.

In addition to his research, he engages the community through service as sitting as a board member of the Manitoba Association of Filipino Teachers.

Media and Research Expert