Dr Nazia Hussein

Dr. Hussein is a feminist sociologist and her research is broadly in the areas of gender, race, ethnicity, religion and class with a particular focus on South Asia and South Asian diaspora in UK. She completed her doctoral degree from University of Warwick. She also holds degrees from LSE Gender Institute (MSc) and York University, Canada.

She has taught in a number courses in the last 7 years in top ranking UK universities like London School of Economics and University of Warwick. These include: Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (UG), Sociology of Gender (UG), Race, Difference and Inclusive Society (UG), International Perspectives on Gender (UG), Media Sociology (UG), Power, Inequality and Difference: Contemporary Themes in Sociology (UG), Topics in Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial studies (PG), Approaches to Human Rights (PG). She also has 6 years teaching experience in academic writing at University of Warwick and London School of Economics.

Her first book, to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2018, explores the changing meaning of modern femininity in neoliberal South Asia through practices of gender, class, culture and religion. Her other work in this area is forthcoming in the journal Samaj in 2017 and is available in a book chapter by University Press Limited (Dhaka, Bangladesh) titled ‘Reading the New Women of Bangladesh through Mobile Phone Advertisements’ accessible here. She has also published research on representation of women and religion in the media. Please find links to this area of research in the publication section.

Dr. Hussein also blogs for Feminist and Women’s Studies Association UK & Ireland, Kafila and Adhunika.  

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