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Selod’s research centers on racialized surveillance of Muslims. A few notable projects include Selod’s work on Muslim men and Muslim women experiencing gendered forms of racialization through their hyper surveillance because of the War on Terror, the global racialization of Muslims, and the experiences of Black immigrant and African American Muslims with surveillance. Selod is additionally faculty affiliate for the Center for Security, Race and Rights at Rutgers University.
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Shows how a specific American religious identity has acquired racial meanings, resulting in the hyper surveillance of Muslim citizens. Investigates how Muslim Americans are subjected to racialized surveillance in both an institutional context by the state and a social context by their neighbors and co-workers. Underscores how this newly racialized religious identity changes the social location of Arabs and South Asians on the racial hierarchy further away from whiteness and compromises their status as American citizens.