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Sara Amin
Sara Amin
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Department:
School of Social Sciences
Position Title:
Lecturer
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+679 32 32654
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Sara N. Amin completed her PhD in Sociology at McGill University (Montreal, Canada) in 2010 and has a background in mathematics and international development.  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.  She has received funding for her research from various sources including the Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council, the Fulbright Foundation and the Ford Foundation.   She is currently finishing a three-year four country comparative research study on the impact of women’s education and employment on gender relations in the family in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan).  She is passionate about teaching and using research to empower students and communities.

 
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