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Research interests

Topics of research interest include achievement gap, opportunity gap, and educational disparities.

Research interests

  • achievement gap
  • educational disparities
  • opportunity gap

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Research Output


Abdi, C. M., Jan 1 2018, Arab Family Studies: Critical Reviews. Syracuse University Press, p. 96-110 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Gender democracy and women’s self-empowerment: A case of Somali diaspora civil society

    Tavanti, M., Abdi, C. & MacHarg, B., Jan 1 2016, Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?. Policy Press, p. 209-233 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Disclaimed or Reclaimed? Muslim Refugee Youth and Belonging in the Age of Hyperbolisation

    Abdi, C., Sep 3 2015, In : Journal of Intercultural Studies. 36, 5, p. 564-578 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Scopus citations

    Threatened identities and gendered opportunities: Somali migration to America

    Abdi, C. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Signs. 39, 2, p. 459-483 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 10 Scopus citations

    Press / Media

    Race, resistance, and rage in the midst of COVID-19

    Cawo Abdi & Saida Abdi


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Black community left with tears, exhaustion after death of George Floyd

    Cawo Abdi


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Fellowships, Honors, and Prizes

    Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellows, Spring 2012

    Donofrio, Gregory (Recipient), Samuels, David J (Recipient), Abdi, Cawo (Recipient), Jessica Larson (Recipient) & Jennifer Rothchild (Recipient), Jan 1 2012

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively