Irteza Binte-Farid


Irteza Binte-Farid is a joint degree student in Education and Anthropology, studying the experience of Muslim youth in Philadelphia high schools and religious spaces. She is particularly attuned to scholarship at the intersection of education, religion, and race. Irteza is also interested in the education of secondary history teachers and in particular how teacher education programs approach the teaching of history in culturally diverse classrooms that include Muslim students of color.

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Narratives of Muslim Personhood: Black Muslim Youth in a Philadelphia Public School

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