Neda Maghbouleh


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Neda Maghbouleh

 Associate Professor


Prof. Neda Maghbouleh is the Canada Research Chair in Migration, Race, and Identity and Associate Professor of Sociology at the Mississauga campus. She is also appointed to the Sociology graduate faculty and holds a non-budgetary cross appointment to the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at St. George campus. Her research focuses on the racialization of migrants from the MENA region and her academic publications include The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race (2017, Stanford University Press) and articles in journals like American Journal of Sociology (2021), Ethnic & Racial Studies (2020), and Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism (2020). Winner of a 2018-2023 Ontario Early Researcher Award and major SSHRC Insight grant, she is a 2021-2022 Wall Scholar at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Study at the University of British Columbia. Her second book (in progress) is Disintegration, a comparative study of Canada’s Syrian refugee resettlement program (2015-) and the U.S.’ Travel/Muslim Ban (2017, 2018-2021). She sits on the editorial boards of American Behavioral Scientist and Contemporary Sociology and holds an elected position in the central body of the American Sociological Association.