Neila Miled wins UBC Public Scholar Initiative

Congratulations to EDST PhD Student Neila Miled, who has been selected as a UBC Public Scholar and awarded $8,500 for her project:

Muslim Voices, Canadian Lives

A Photovoice Project with Muslim youth in a Canadian Public High School

The recent surge in terrorist attacks, islamophobia and hate crimes against Muslims shape the daily experiences of so many young Muslim youth in Canada and beyond. This proposed project aims to use photovoice to gain a deeper understanding of Muslim youth identity negotiations and their sense of belonging to Canada. The question of the project is how these Muslim youths feel and experience being “Young, Muslim and Canadian”.