- Ph.D., University of Iowa
- M.A., Portland State University
- B.A., University of Lyon (France)
- Identity Politics in a Global Context
- Gender and Media Studies
- International Migration
- Family Relations
- Gender and Inequalities
- Principles of Sociology
- Marriage and Family
- Introduction to Women’s Studies
“Gender and National Identity Politics in Inch’ Allah Dimanche: Transnational Feminist Quests and Calls for A New French Hybridity,” Small Cinemas in Global Markets, Lexington Books, Forthcoming Fall 2014.
“Cinematic Portrayals of Arab Males and Females in Inch’ Allah Dimanche: Challenging Hollywood Representations?,” Paris International Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Proceedings, Summer 2012.
“Female Immigrant Experiences in Films,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society / Films for the Feminist Classroom, issue 3.2, Fall 2011.
“The Poetics of Identities and Postcolonial Struggles: Divisions and Synthesis in Derek Walcott’s The Arkansas Testament,” AmeriQuests Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 2010.
Aftermaths: Exile, Migration, and Diaspora Reconsidered (New Directions in International Studies), Marcus Bullock and Peter Paik, eds, 2008, Piscataway: Rutgers University Press, Book review; Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture, Vol. 16, No. 5, September 2010.
The Impacts of Labor Migration on Gender Expectations and Families in Moldova (Eastern Europe).