Shirin Shahrokni is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, York University, Glendon College, in Toronto since July 2016. Her research examines the trajectories, experiences and identities of second-generation migrants; racism and anti-racism; intersecting forms of inequalities. She teaches courses on race theories, racism and discrimination, migration processes and introduction to sociology. Prior to coming to York, she was a post-doctoral fellow at the Ined, Institute for Demographic Studies of Paris.She completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of Cambridge in 2014. Higher Education and Social Mobility in France: Challenges and Possibilities among Descendants of North African Immigrants, based on her doctoral thesis, was published in 2020 by Routledge.
Keywords: Sociology of race, racisms and anti-racisms; international migration; second-generation immigrants; critical race theory; racial capitalism