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 postdoctoral 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