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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Sociology
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Dr. Sabrina Alimahomed, Associate Professor

Office: PSY-134
Phone: (562) 985-7892

Main Courses:

  • Race, Class, Gender (Soc. 346)
  • Race, Racism, and Racial Relations (Soc. 536)
  • Sociology of Gender (Soc. 325)
  • Sociology Honors Program (Soc. 488H & Soc. 489H)

Research Interests:

  • Race, gender, class, sexuality; race and racism; Islamophobia and anti-Muslim racism; transnational feminisms; War on Terror; U.S. Muslim communities; homeland security; women of color feminisms


  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, UC Berkeley, 2001
  • M.A., Ph.D. Sociology, UC Riverside, 2011

Journal Articles:

Book Chapters:

Awards and Fellowships:

  • American Fellowship Publication Grant, “Mapping Muslims: FBI Investigations and Surveillance of Muslims in Los Angeles.” American Association of University Women (AAUW), 2016-2017
  • Faculty Mentor Award, Special Recognition, EOP CSULB, 2013-2016
  • Outstanding Student Mentorship Award, Muslim Student Association, CSULB, 2012
  • Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2009-2010
  • Dean’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Riverside, 2009
  • Teaching Assistant of the Year, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside, 2008
  • Minority Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (MFP), American Sociological Association and NIMH, 2006-2008
  • National Davis Putter Scholar, Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund, 2006
  • Beth Hess Memorial Scholar, Sociologists for Women in Society, 2005
  • Graduate Student Service Award, Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of LGBT persons, 2005