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Spotlighting sociologists for hire: Shakira Hussein

Last year, TASA created a ‘Sociologists Looking for Work‘ registry, to help connect members looking for work with people looking to hire tutors, research assistants, consultants, and more. We will be doing regular spotlights on sociologists looking for work. This post is part of that spotlight series… 

Dr Shakira Hussein is a research fellow at the University of Melbourne’s Asia Institute. She is a regular commentator on issues of gender, Islam, and multiculturalism. Shakira’s areas of expertise are gender, racism, muslim communities in Sth Asia and the West, far-right extremism & disability. Dr Shakira Hussein, who has experience in research, teaching, public engagement, and consultancy including expert witness reports, is looking for work in research and teaching. You can contact Shakira by emailing