Dr. Jon G. Malek is Assistant Professor of History at Providence University College. Dr. Malek’s research is on the Filipino diaspora in Canada and includes topics such as immigration, ethnic media, and cultural identity. His recent research project explores the connections between culture and Filipino cuisine, especially in the context of the Canadian diaspora. In addition to his research, he engages the community through service by sitting as a board member of the Manitoba Association of Filipino Teachers and contributing articles to the Pilipino Express. He has appeared on CBC Radio and CJOB (Winnipeg) to discuss Philippine history and the Filipino diaspora in Canada, including nursing migration.