• Community Bridges Instructor, Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Simranjit Khalsa is a PhD candidate in sociology. She does research on religion, immigration, and race, examining how religion and race intersect and shape the experience of practicing a minority religious tradition and how such experiences are linked to national context. Simranjit has published five peer reviewed articles, presented her work widely as part of academic conferences and public lectures. She has also received several grants and awards in support of her research. She has served as instructor of record for Science at Risk, Community Bridges Training, and Inequality in Urban Life, as well as TAed and guest lectured in other courses. As an instructor she aims to support inclusive learning communities in every classroom and to facilitate student learning and application of knowledge.