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Sara Amin
  • Sara Amin
    Job Info
    School of Social Sciences
    Position Title:
    Discipline Coordinator Sociology
    Contact Info
    Phone #:
    +679 32 32654
  • Personal Info

    Sara N. Amin is Lecturer and Discipline Coordinator of Sociology. She completed her PhD in Sociology at McGill University (Montreal, Canada) in 2010 and has a background in mathematics (BSc, 2002) and international development (BA, 2002).  Prior to joining USP, she worked at the Asian University for Women (Chittagong, Bangladesh) and was an International Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University.  Her research and teaching interests center on the sociology of identity, gender, migration and education.  Her research has been funded by various  organizations including the Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council, the Fulbright Foundation and the Ford Foundation.   She is passionate about teaching and using research to empower students and communities. Sara is Bangladeshi-Canadian and grew up in Thailand.

    Courses taught:

    SO212: Race & Ethnicity [Semester 2]
    SO300: Research Methods in Sociology [Semester 1]
    SO311: Crime & Deviance [Semester 1]
    AL400: Research Methodologies in the Humanities & Social Sciences [Semester 1 & 2]

    Research Interests / Expertise: migration, identity, religion, gender, education, crime & deviance, research methods

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