Tag: Jen’nan Read

Islam, the American way

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014 |

by LEE LAWRENCE for THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR on FEBRUARY 16, 2014:  EXCERPT: Many scholars believe that Muslim Americans will gradually integrate just as other religious minorities have before them. But some, such as Jen’nan Ghazal Read, associate professor of sociology and global health at Duke University in Durham, N.C., disagree. She has done extensive research on […]

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Jen’nan Read: U.S. Census Data May Undercount Mexicans, Arabs and Others

[ 0 ] September 3, 2013 |

by KEITH LAWRENCE for DUKE OFFICE OF NEWS & COMMUNICATIONS (PRESS RELEASE) on SEPTEMBER 3, 2013:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 CONTACT: Keith Lawrence (919) 681-8059 keith.lawrence@duke.edu U.S. CENSUS DATA MAY UNDERCOUNT MEXICANS, ARABS AND OTHERS Note to editors: Jen’nan Read can be reached each day until 3 p.m. at (919) 813-2402 or by […]

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WATCH: North Carolina Muslims — Faith, Fear & Freedom (WRAL)

WATCH: North Carolina Muslims — Faith, Fear & Freedom (WRAL)

[ 0 ] December 20, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, DECEMBER 19, 2012:  There are an estimated 26,000 Muslims in North Carolina. While that’s less than one percent of the state’s population, it also reflects a 30 percent increase in the number of Muslims living in the state over the past decade. WRAL-TV (Raleigh, North Carolina’s CBS TV affiliate […]

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John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

[ 1 ] December 5, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 5, 2012: “What we had was a huge demographic victory, not quite an ideological victory,” said John Zogby to an Islamic studies and public policy audience at Duke University, a week after the re-election of President Barack Obama. Zogby, Senior Analyst with the polling firm JZ Analytics, had […]

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WATCH: PJ Crowley and Profs. Read, Lynch, and Telhami on Arab Spring Aftermath

WATCH: PJ Crowley and Profs. Read, Lynch, and Telhami on Arab Spring Aftermath

[ 0 ] November 15, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, November 9, 2012:  On November 9, 2012 P.J. Crowley, former assistant secretary of state for public affairs, moderated a panel on Arab Spring aftermath at 2012 World Affairs Councils of America conference. Panelists include Marc Lynch, George Washington University; Jen’nan Read, Duke University; and Shibley Telhami, University of Maryland. Analysis of […]

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Arab Muslims Celebrate Defeat of Congressional Critics

[ 0 ] November 12, 2012 |

by OMAR SACIRBEY for RELIGION NEWS SERVICE on NOVEMBER 8, 2012:  (RNS) American Muslims are celebrating the ouster of two congressmen known for their anti-Islamic rhetoric, and heralding the outcomes as a sign that Muslim voters, at least in some districts, are a political force to be reckoned with.

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The Muslim American Vote: A Lost Opportunity for the Right?

The Muslim American Vote: A Lost Opportunity for the Right?

[ 0 ] November 4, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, on OCTOBER 23, 2012:    With two weeks until the US Presidential elections, the Romney and Obama campaigns have been busy campaigning in swing states, and reaching out to key demographics such as independents, women, Hispanics and youth for their vote. One group that neither party is wooing — […]

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Farid Senzai, Jen’nan Read: Engaging American Muslims — The Muslim Vote

Farid Senzai, Jen’nan Read: Engaging American Muslims — The Muslim Vote

[ 0 ] May 30, 2012 |

by INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND UNDERSTANDING,  MAY 21, 2012: ISPU Research Director Farid Senzai and Jen’nan Read, Duke University Associate Professor of Sociology and Global Health, discuss ISPU’s recent report, Engaging American Muslims and Dr. Read’s research on Muslim voting patterns). Dr. Read’s research on Arab American Political Participation mirrors much of what ISPU recently reported in Engaging American Muslims. […]

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Jen’nan Read: Are Muslims Treated as Outsiders in Their Own Country

Jen’nan Read: Are Muslims Treated as Outsiders in Their Own Country

[ 0 ] March 29, 2012 |

NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO “TELL ME MORE”, MARCH 28, 2012: This election season, presidential candidates have been putting the word “Muslim” back into the national consciousness. So Tell Me More wanted to ask, “What does it mean to be Muslim in America?” Guest host Jacki Lyden puts this question to a prominent Muslim American and a […]

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Jen’nan Read: Gender Differences in Immigrant Health — The Case of Mexican and Middle Eastern Immigrants

Jen’nan Read: Gender Differences in Immigrant Health — The Case of Mexican and Middle Eastern Immigrants

February 22, 2012 |

by JEN’NAN GHAZAL READ and MEGAN M. REYNOLDS for JOURNAL OF HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR (MARCH 2012 ISSUE) online on FEBRUARY 16, 2012:   Abstract: This article draws on theories of gender inequality and immigrant health to hypothesize differences among the largest immigrant population, Mexicans, and a lesser known population of Middle Easterners. Using data from the […]

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