Maghbouleh, Neda

Assistant ProfessorSociology

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3359 Mississauga Road
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Neda Maghbouleh


Neda Maghbouleh is Assistant Professor of Sociology at UTM, with appointment to the graduate department at St. George. A recent winner of the Province of Ontario’s Early Researcher Award, she is lead researcher and Principal Investigator on the RISE (Refugee Integration, Stress, and Equity) Team, funded by a major 2018-2023 SSHRC Insight grant. Up-to-date information on her research and publications can be found at


2017. The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian-Americans & the Everyday Politics of Race. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

2015. “The War at Home: Militarized & Racialized Identities in the University Critical Language Classroom,” Critical Sociology, Vol. 41, No. 7-8, 1137-55.

2015 (with Clayton Childress, & Carlos Alamo). “Our Table Factory, Inc.: Learning Marx Through Role Play,” LATISS: Learning & Teaching in the Social Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 2, 5-28 (lead article).

2014. “Youth and Activism: Muslim-American Girls and Women in Social Media,” EWIC Volume VI: Muslim Women & Violent Political Protest (eds. Suad Joseph & Sarah Gualtieri). Boston, MA: Brill. 

2013. “The Ta’arof Tournament: Cultural Performances of Ethno-National Identity at a Diasporic Summer Camp,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol. 36, No. 5, 818-37.

2010. “‘Inherited Nostalgia’ Among Second-Generation Iranian Americans: A Case Study at a Southern California University,” Journal of Intercultural Studies, Vol. 31, No. 2, 199-218.

2009. “A Great Inheritance, A Special Destiny: Barack Obama’s Candidacy and the Performance of Racial History in Portland, Oregon,” New Racial Studies, January 20. 


Race, Racism, Immigration, Islamophobia, Youth, Ethnicity, Gender
Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara
B.A., Smith College