CV

Academic PositionS

Michigan State University

Dean’s Research Associate
Department of Sociology
2020-2022

Education

Ph.D. Sociology

CUNY Graduate Center
2020

B.A. Sociology

University of Michigan-Dearborn
2011
Summa cum laude

A.A. Liberal Arts

Oakland Community College
2009
Summa cum laude

Publications (selected)

2021

“Meeting the Moral Markers of Success: Concerted Cultivation among Second-Generation Muslim Parents.” Sociological Forum 36(4): 1-39. 

“Religious Pluralism in the City.” Sociology of Religion 82(3): 380–384.

2020

Becoming American by Becoming Muslim: Strategic Assimilation among Second-Generation Muslim American Parents.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 43(2): 390-409

Winner of the 2019 Eastern Sociological Society’s Candace Rogers Award for Outstanding Student Paper

2017

“Rust Belt Revitalization, Immigration, and Islam: Toward a Better Understanding of Mosques in Declining Urban Neighborhoods.” City & Community 16(3):257-262.

“Muslims for American Progress: An Impact Report of Muslim Contributions to Michigan” Dearborn, MI: Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. 

Teaching

Michigan State University

2020-2022

“Global Migration”

University of Michigan-Dearborn

2019 – 2020

“Introduction to Arab American Studies”

Baruch College

2013-2016

“Introduction to Sociology”