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)

FORTHCOMING

Making Muslim Americans. Under contract with NYU Press.

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”