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FSSH Researchers Recruiting Participants for Study on Islamophobia in Canada

January 18, 2021

FSSH researchers Dr. Arshia Zaidi and Dr. Barbara Perry, along with PhD candidate Fatih Karakus, are recruiting participants to share their stories of discrimination, social exclusion and emotional well-being in a study that will examine Islamophobia in Canada. Confidential, private interviews will be conducted online and will take about 45 minutes. Participants will receive a $40 e-gift card as a token of appreciation. 

Who can participate?  
  • South Asian Muslim youth.
  • 18 to 30 years of age.
  • Located in the Greater Toronto Area.
  • Attend a post-secondary education institution, or not.
  • Wear markers of Muslim identity (e.g. hijab/veil, naqab/veil, burka/abaya/long loose garment covering body from head to feet for women; jubba/thobe/long gown covering body from head to feet for men, keffia/head gear for men).
  • Do not wear markers of Muslim identity. 
To participate in this study, please contact Dr. Zaidi, Mehek Arif or Fatih Karakus.