Collegiate Affiliation

Nadia's academic pursuits span a wide spectrum, with a particular focus on the contemporary manifestation of racism, stratification, inequality, Black identity construction, and the intricate domain of the Sociology of Sport.
A central focus of her research is delving deeply into the nuanced processes of Black identity formation within the American sporting landscape. Additionally, she works to elevate the significance of sports within the realm of sociology and is dedicated to contributing to the existing body of knowledge in Sociology of Sport, with the goal of illuminating the mechanisms through which sport functions as an institution that perpetuates and reinforces systems of inequalities. 
Nadia's curiosity extends to the meticulous cultivation of Black athletes' identities, intricately shaped by their individual experiences within the sphere of athleticism and sport culture. Her personal experiences coupled with her research interests stands as a testament to the multifaceted nature of Black identity development, cutting across intersections of class, gender, and body image. Through her research, she aspires to uncover the layers that define and influence identity formation, ultimately contributing to a broader understanding of the complex interplay between the American sporting institution and society.


Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts : Political Science, University of Oklahoma


  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Black Identity Formation
  • Statistical Methods
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Stratification & Inequality