Michelle Fine Talks with NY Times about Young Muslim Americans

In a New York Times feature published this week, Distinguished Professor Michelle Fine (Psychology/Urban Education/Women’s Studies) commented on how growing anti-Muslim hostility affects young Muslim Americans.

“Being exiled from the moral community you thought you were a part of is really stunning,” said Fine, among whose many books include Muslim American Youth (NYU Press, 2008).

In the article, she equates the feelings of shock and exclusion to those experienced by Japanese youths after their internment in the United States during World War II.

Fine is a founding faculty member of the GC’s Public Science Project, which produces critical scholarship for use in social policy debates and organizing movements for educational equity and human rights.
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Submitted on: DEC 17, 2015

Category: Faculty Activities | General GC News | Psychology | Urban Education | Women's and Gender Studies