Michael C.K. Ma is a faculty member in the Department of Criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, British Columbia, and a member of the BTL Editorial Committee. He works in the area of social justice, community advocacy, anti-racism, and harm reduction. In his past work, he was a community anti-racism co-ordinator and a co-founder of the Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration. He also was actively involved with the Metro Network for Social Justice (Toronto), Working Group on Immigration and Refugee Issues (City of Toronto), and the Chinese-Canadian National Council – Toronto Chapter.