Headshot of Sohaila Shakib.

Sohaila Shakib, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
Email: sshakib@csudh.edu
(310) 243-3831

Contact Preference: Email

Areas of Expertise

Sport Sociology; Gender and Sport; Race and Sport; Smoking; Obesity; Physical Activity

Professional Background

Dr. Shakib’s work focuses on sports gender and race, chronic illness and smoking. She was previously a senior research associate at the Institute for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research at USC’s Keck School of Medicine. She also was s staff research associate at the Center for Community Health, Neuropsychiatric Institute, at University of California at Los Angeles. Her work has been published in journals such as American Journal of Preventative MedicineInternational Review for the Sociology of Sport and Sociological Perspectives.


Ph.D., sociology, University of Southern California

M.A., sociology, Tulane University

B.A., psychology, Tulane University

NCI postdoc in preventative medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine

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