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October 22, 2017
Canadian Excellence
Jasmin Zine

Dr. Jasmin Zine


Contact Information
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.3267

Office Location: DAWB 5-124
Office Hours: by appointment
Languages Spoken


Academic Background

BA, Toronto 1992; MA, OISE 1997; PhD, OISE 2004

Has been with the Department of Sociology at Laurier since July 2005.


Research Areas:

Critical race and ethnic studies, postcolonial theory and research methodologies, education and social justice, representation, Canadian Muslim studies, Muslim women's studies.

Current Research:

Muslim Youth Post 9/11: Islamophobia, Religious Extremism and the New Imperialism

Undergraduate Courses:

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Advanced Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Equity in Education

Graduate Courses:

Race, Gender and Imperialism (M.A Cultural Analysis and Social Theory), Critical Race Studies: Global Perspectives (M.A Sociology)



2008 Zine, Jasmine. Canadian Islamic Schools: Unraveling the Politics of Faith, Gender, Knowledge and Identity. University of Toronto Press

2001 Dei, George, James-WIlson, Sonia and Zine, Jasmin. Inclusive Schooling: A Teacher's Companion to Removing the Margins. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press

2000 Dei, George, James, Irma M., James-Wilson, Sonia, Karumanchery, Leeno and Zine, JasminRemoving the Margins: The Challenges and Possibilities of Inclusive Schooling.  Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press

1997 Dei, George, Mazzuca, Josephine, McIsaac, Elizabeth and Zine, JasminRe-Constructing "Dropout": A Critical Ethnography of the Dynamics of Black Student's Disengagement from School. Toronto: University of Toronto Press

Journal Articles:

2008 "Honour and Identity: An Ethnographic Account of Muslim Girls in a Canadian Islamic School." Topia (Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies)

2008 "Lost in Translation: Writing Back from the Margins. A Roundtable Response to miriam cooke's "The Muslimwoman". Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, 24 (1) Spring 2008

2007 "Safe Havens or Religious 'Ghettos?' Narratives of Islamic Schooling in Canada." Race, Ethnicity and Education 10 (1): 71-92