Communicating My Research

My project investigates the ways in which Pittsburgh fosters economic integration for female, Muslim migrants. At a glance this research may be specific to one population; however, the lessons from studies on intersectionality are useful to describing multiple populations. Additionally, Muslims represent one of the fastest growing demographic groups in the United States, so any…

Interdisciplinary Approaches

By: Jasmine Al Rasheed, Sociology and International and Area Studies The Brackenridge fellowship has introduced me to a diverse cohort of students across disciplines. I hope that interacting with students from other disciplines will help diversify my approaches to research in the future and for my current project. My Brackenridge research project aims to investigate…

Jasmine Al Rasheed’s Brackenridge Journey: Introductions

Guten Tag, MarHaba, Ja sas, Hello! My name is Jasmine Al Rasheed and I am a rising senior and global enthusiast. I am a sociologist at heart and interested in evaluating the impacts of cultural identity with social integration. I also had the pleasure of studying abroad in Greece this previous semester after experiencing many…