Shirin Shahrokni is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at York
University's Glendon Campus. She holds a PhD in Sociology from Cambridge
University and a Master's from McGill University. Prior to coming to
York, she held a post-doctoral fellowship at the INED, National
Institute for Demographic Studies in Paris and was a teaching instructor
at Sciences-Po Paris. Her work examines identity negotiation processes,
educational and professional trajectories as well as issues of racism
and discrimination in the lives of immigrants and their children.
Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology, University of Cambridge
PhD Dissertation Title: Injuries, Rewards and Promises of Intergenerational Educational Mobility from a Minority Perspective. School Success Narratives of Descendants of North African Immigrants in France.
Master of Arts, Sociology, McGill University
Master’s Dissertation title: a sociological analysis of ethnic conflicts in post-colonial societies
Bachelor of Arts Sociology