Dr. Neveen Shafeek Amin

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Contact
E-mail: nxshafeekam@ualr.edu
Phone: 501-569-3190
Office: Stabler Hall 405-H

Interests
Health Disparities, Migration, Mental health, Religion and Health, Education, Family, and quantitative methods.

Biography
Neveen Shafeek Amin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Dr. Shafeek Amin received her MA and PhD in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015. She holds core research interests in migration, gender, and health disparities in the United States. A dominant theme throughout her work is attention to social and cultural influences on population health and well-being. Her research examines the association between acculturation and health outcomes among immigrants in the U.S., with a focus on Middle Eastern (ME) Immigrants in the U.S. She is also interested in examining the relationship between duration of stay in the U.S. and psychological health outcomes among Middle Eastern immigrants. Her past research has been concerned with exploring the factors that influence the assimilation process of immigrants in the U.S., with a focus on Coptic immigrants—a small faith-based sub-group of ME immigrants. Dr. Shafeek Amin ‘s recent research has appeared in the International Journal of Sociology (IJS). She teaches Introduction to Sociology, Social Statistics, and Research Methods and is a member of the Middle Eastern Studies Faculty Committee.

Shafeek Amin-CV_September 2015

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Service Learning: from Resistance to Success

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