Neveen Shafeek Amin
PRC Graduate Student Trainee — M.A., The University of Texas at Austin
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Neveen Shafeek Amin is a Ph.D. student in the department of Sociology and a PRC trainee at the University of Texas at Austin. Neveen's research broadly centers on immigration, religion, health, family, and education. Some of her recent research examines the association between religiosity among immigrant adolescents and various educational outcomes.
Additionally, she is interested in the influence of ethnic communities on the assimilation process of the new immigrants. She is particularly interested in examining the assimilation process of the Middle Eastern/Arab Immigrants in the United States. She wants to bridge the gap in the literature by examining the health outcomes of the Middle Eastern/ Arab immigrants in the U.S.
From May 2007 to August 2009, she was awarded the Ford Foundation International Fellowship to complete her Master's degree. In September 2008, she received the Graduate Dean's Prestigious Fellowship. Her Master's thesis was entitled "Educational Attainment of Coptic-Orthodox Egyptian-American Students in Texas." Her study examined the assimilation process of the Coptic-Orthodox Egyptian immigrants in the U.S. Her research has helped bridge the gap in literature regarding Coptic-Orthodox Egyptian immigrant groups.