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Arshia U. Zaidi
PhD

Associate Professor

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

Bordessa Hall - Room 327
Downtown Oshawa
55 Bond Street East
Oshawa, ON

905.721.8668 ext. 3443

arshia.zaidi@uoit.ca


Background

Dr. Arshia U. Zaidi received her Master of Arts in Sociology degree from the University of Windsor in Ontario and her PhD in Sociology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Prior to working at UOIT, she had a limited-term teaching appointment in Quantitative Methods and was also a postdoctoral fellow in Social Justice at the University of Windsor.

Education

  • Master of Arts in Sociology University of Windsor in Ontario
  • PhD in Sociology Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan

Courses taught

  • Data Analysis 1 (2910)
  • Advanced Data Analysis 2 (3910)
  • Advanced Data Analysis 1 Graduate (5010)
  • Advanced Multivariate Data Analysis 2 Graduate (5030)
  • Integrating Projects (4099)
  • Honours Thesis

Research and expertise

Involvement

  • Recent publications

    Zaidi, Arshia U., Amanda Couture-Carron, and Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale (2013). ‘Should I or Should I Not?: An exploration of South Asian Youth's Resistance to Cultural Deviancy. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth ahead-of-print: 1-20.

    Zaidi, A.U., Couture, A., Maticka-Tyndale, E., & Arif, Mehek (2014). Ethnic Identity, Religion, and Gender: An Exploration of Intersecting Identities Creating Diverse Perceptions and Experiences with Intimate Cross-Gender Relationships amongst South Asian Youth in Canada. Canadian Ethnic Studies, (2014) (in press).

  • Recent conference presentations

    Zaidi, A.U., Fernando, S., Ammar, N., (Feb 18-22, 2014).  An exploratory study of the impact of communication technology on the level of violence and access to service among battered immigrant women in CanadaACJS 51st Annual Meeting: Perceptions of Crime and Justice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Zaidi, A.U., Couture, A., Maticka-Tyndale, E., & Arif, M. (November 18 to 22, 2012).  Ethnic Identity, Religion, and Gender: An Exploration of Intersecting Identities Creating Diverse Perceptions & Experiences with Intimate Cross-Gender Relationships Amongst South Asian Youth in Canada. Association for Canadian Studies and the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association 3rd Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada.

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