An interview with Dr. Arshad Ali, a former Ph.D. student.
Arshad I. Ali is a lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles’ Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. His research focuses on U.S. Muslim youth identity, race and citizenship. He received his Ph.D. in Education from UCLA in September 2009. His dissertation is entitled, “Finding Home: Formulations of Race and Nationhood Among Muslim College Students in Southern California.”