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Mehdi Bozorgmehr

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Mehdi Bozorgmehr

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NAC 6/130
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212-650-5852
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mbozorgmehr@gc.cuny.edu
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Profile
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Mehdi Bozorgmehr is Professor of Sociology at City College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). He is also the co-founder of the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC) at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the recipient of several extramural grants from the National Science, Ford, Russell Sage, Mellon, and Sloan foundations, as well as the U.S. Department of Education.

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Education
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B.S., California State Univ.; M.A., San Diego State Univ.; M.A., Ph.D., Univ. of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Courses Taught
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Introductory Sociology, Immigration, Sociology of the Middle East and North Africa

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Research Interests
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Immigration, Urban, Economic and Political Sociology, Middle Eastern Americans

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Publications
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Backlash 9/11: Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans Respond. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009 (co-author). Honorable Mention (runner up) for the best book award, International Migration Section, American Sociological Association.

Ethnic Los Angeles. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1996. Winner of best book award, International Migration Section, American Sociological Association.

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