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Saher Selod

Saher Selod

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Saher Selod
  1. 617-521-2542
  2. MCB C-205A

Saher Selod teaches on research methods, principles of sociology, gender and Islam, and Islamophobia. Her research interests include the racialization of Muslims, Islamophobia, gendered racialization, citizenship, and aging. She is currently co-editing a special issue of Critical Sociology on "Islamophobia and the Racialization of Muslims." She is working on several publications on Muslim experiences with racialization and De-Americanization in the United States.

Teaching Areas & Topics

Critical Race
Sociology of Religion
Gender and Race
Muslim Americans


American Sociological Association
Society for Social Problems
Sociologists without Borders
Association of Humanist Sociologists

Awards & Honors

Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award, SAGE and ASA 2012
Arthur J. Schmitt Fellow, Loyola University Chicago, 2009-2010
Distinguished Graduate Student Teaching Award, Loyola University Chicago, 2005-2006
Alpha Kappa Delta, International Sociological Honor's Society, 1999


Doctor of Philosopy
Loyola University Chicago, Sociology

Master of Arts
DePaul University Chicago, Sociology

Bachelor of Arts
University of Texas at Austin, Sociology