Feminist Intersections

Salam Aboulhassan: Gendered and Racialized Muslim Experiences at Work

February 08, 2022 SWS Season 1 Episode 1
Feminist Intersections
Salam Aboulhassan: Gendered and Racialized Muslim Experiences at Work
Show Notes

Erin Baker and Whitney Hunt meet with Salam Aboulhassan to discuss her research on the experiences of Muslims at work.
 
Resources
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
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Salam Aboulhassan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Wayne State University. Her past research explored intimate partner violence and the social construction of reputation among Arab American women, publishing her first set of findings in the Journal of Family Issues. Her current research focuses on the racialization of Muslims within US workplaces. In early 2019, she was awarded the National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement grant. She is also a community activist who focuses on issues of sexual abuse and sexual assault within immigrant Arab communities

Whitney Hunt (she/her/hers) is a doctoral candidate in sociology at Wayne State University. Whitney’s research foci explore race and racism, science and technology, and culture and media. Overall, she uses mixed methods to address broad questions surrounding social constructions of race. Currently, her dissertation research examines genetic ancestry testing and the geneticization of identity. For more information, visit https://www.whitneyhunt.net

Erin Baker, Ph.D. (she/her) is an associate professor of sociology at Minot State University. Dr. Baker's research explores motherhood, mental health, education, and homeschooling.  For more information, visit https://erinebaker.com/