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Mar 19 2019

Forever Suspect: Racialized Surveillance of Muslim Americans in the War of Terror

March 19, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Institute of Humanities


701 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60612


Saher Selod is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Simmons University. She joined the
Department of Sociology in 2012 after completing her PhD at Loyola University Chicago. Her research interests are in
race and ethnicity, gender and religion. Her research examines how Muslim Americans experience racialization in the
United States. Her book Forever Suspect: Racialized Surveillance of Muslim Americans in the War on Terror(Rutgers
University Press 2018) examines how Muslim men and Muslim women experience gendered forms of racialization
through their surveillance by the state and by private citizens. She has published several articles in journals like
Sociology Compass, and Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, and Ethnic and Racial Studies. She is on the editorial board of
Ethnic and Racial Studies and is currently co-chairing the Section for Racial and Ethnic Minorities for the Society for
the Study of Social Problems. She is a member of the Scholars Strategy Network and is an affiliated faculty member of the Islamophobia Studies Project at the University of California, Berkeley.



Race & Empire Working Group

Date posted

Mar 11, 2019

Date updated

Sep 6, 2019