Jasmin Zine

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Professor Faculty of Arts Sociology Waterloo, Ontario jzine@wlu.ca Office: (519) 884-0710 ext. 3267

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Communications and Media Relations Officer
cprime@wlu.ca
(519) 884-0710 ext. 3684

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Bio/Research

Jasmin Zine (professor Sociology and the Muslim Studies Option, Wilfrid Laurier University). Her publications include numerous journal articles on Islamic feminism and Muslim women’s studies and Muslims and education in the Canadian diaspora. Her books include: Canadian Islamic Schools: Unravelin...

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Bio/Research

Jasmin Zine (professor Sociology and the Muslim Studies Option, Wilfrid Laurier University). Her publications include numerous journal articles on Islamic feminism and Muslim women’s studies and Muslims and education in the Canadian diaspora. Her books include: Canadian Islamic Schools: Unraveling the Politics of Faith, Gender, Knowledge and Identity (2008, University of Toronto Press) the first ethnography of Islamic schooling in North America and the edited collection, Islam in the Hinterlands: Muslim Cultural Politics in Canada (2012, University of British Columbia Press) and a co-edited book (with Lisa K. Taylor) Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy: Contested Imaginaries in post-9/11 Cultural Practice (2014, Routledge Press). She has completed a national study funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) on the impact of 9/11, the ‘war on terror’ and domestic security discourses and policies on Muslim youth in Canada and has completed a book manuscript based on this study tentatively titled: Under Siege: Islamophobia, Radicalization, Surveillance and Muslim Youth Counter Publics. As an education consultant she has developed award winning curriculum materials that address Islamophobia and anti-Muslim racism and has worked as a consultant with the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (ODHIR/OSCE), the Council of Europe, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on developing international guidelines for educators and policy-makers on combating Islamophobia and discrimination against Muslims.

Professor Zine is an affiliated faculty member with the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project (IRDP) at U.C. Berkeley, California.

Degrees

-BA (with Distinction) Sociology (Specialist) Anthropology (Major) University of Toronto.

-MA Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto (OISE/UT).

-PhD (Anti-racism and Anti-colonial Education) Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto (OISE/UT).

I am currently writing a book tentatively titled, Under Siege: Islamophobia, Radicalization, Surveillance, and Muslim Youth Counter-Publics. This project was based on a 6 year ethnographic study funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that examined how the impact of 9/11, the ongoing "war on terror" and domestic security policies affects the 9/11 generation of Canadian Muslim youth.

My other research has included: Islamophobia and Anti-Islamophobia education, Muslim cultural politics in Canada, Anti-racism education, Islamic schools, Secular education and religious identities, Islamic feminism and Muslim women Studies, Transnational feminism and post 9/11 cultural practice.


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