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Mila Kolpashnikova, Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Sociology, UBC

Dr. Mila Kolpashnikova is an Assistant Professor at Western University with a Ph.D. in Sociology from UBC (2017). Her primary research interests are time use among older adults, gendered division of housework, and North American and East Asian societies. In 2023, Dr. Kolpashnikova was awarded the SSHRC Insight Grant for her work on the division of unpaid work among retired older adults. She is a former recipient of the VISTA Fellowship at York University, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship at the University of Oxford (2019-2022), the Japanese Government Monbukagakusho Scholarship (2006-2011), and the Taiwan Government Fellowship (2018).

Areas of Specialization

  • Time Use
  • Gender Inequality
  • Housework
  • Fear of falling

Selected Publications