Sahar Sadeghi is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Muhlenberg College. Her research is organized around several interrelated projects and themes – migration and geopolitics, and racialized and politicized belonging – which are examined through a cross-national, qualitative methods approach with a regional specialization in contemporary Europe and the United States.
Her recently published book Conditional Belonging: The Racialization of Iranians in the Wake of Anti-Muslim Politics details Iranians’ complex and contradictory relationship with race and belonging through a comparative analysis of the Iranian experience in the United States and Germany, focusing particularly on the immigrants’ different processes of racialization.”
In the department of sociology and anthropology, Sadeghi teaches a number of courses including the Sociology of Inequality and Power, American Ethnic Diversity, Transnational Migrant Communities, Global Perspectives on Race and Racism, Sociological Theory, and Qualitative Research Methods. She also teaches the Senior Sociology Seminar (CUE) course, and mentors students working on their independent research projects.