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Saher Selod

Saher Selod
Assistant Professor of Sociology

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.

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Teaching Areas & Topics

  • Racialization
  • Critical Race
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Gender and Race
  • Muslim Americans
  • Citizenship


  • 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