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Dr. Sohaila Shakib Dr. Sohaila Shakib
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
CSU Dominguez Hills
Carson , CA 90747
(310) 243-3831
sshakib@csudh.edu
Office: SBS-B326
Office Hours: TH 4-5pm & 6-7pm
http://www.nbs.csudh.edu/sociology/shakib/

 

HISTORY & EDUCATION

Degrees
University of Southern California, Sociology, Ph.D.
University of Southern California, Sociology, MA
Tulane University, Psychology, BA

Fellowships
NCI Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1999-2002.

Professional Experience
Senior Research Associate, Institute for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 2003-2004.

Research Associate, Institute for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 2002-2003.

Staff Research Associate, Center for Community Health, Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California at Los Angeles,
1998-1999.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

J. B. Unger, Li, Y., Shakib, S., Rohrbach, L. A., Chen, X., Guo, Q., Chou, C.-P., Shan, J., Azen, S., Zheng, H., & Johnson, C. A.  (2002) Peer influences and access to cigarettes as correlates of adolescent smoking: A cross-cultural comparison of Wuhan, China and California.  Journal of Preventive Medicine, (34) 476-484. 

S. Shakib & M. D. Dunbar.  (2002) The social construction of female and male high school basketball participation:  Reproducing the gender order through a two-tiered sporting institution.  Sociological Perspectives, (45) 4: 353-378. 

Unger JB, Gallaher P, Shakib, S., Ritt-Olson A, Palmer PH, Johnson CA.  (2002). The AHIMSA Acculturation Scale:  A new measure of acculturation for adolescents in a multicultural society.  Journal of Early Adolescence, (22) 3: 225-251. 

S. Shakib. (2003). Female basketball participation:  Negotiating the conflation of peer status and gender status from childhood through puberty.  American Behavioral Scientist, 46:10. 1405-1422.

S. Shakib, M. Mouttapa, C. Anderson Johnson, A. Ritt-Olson, P. Gallaher, & J. B. Unger.  (2003) Ethnic variation in parental influences on adolescent smoking.  Journal of Adolescent Health. 33 (2) 88-97.

S. Shakib, K. Scalir & K. A. Shakib.  (2003)  Title IX:  Facts, figures, myths & reality.   Network News Sociologists for Women in Society, (XX) 1 November issue.

J. B. Unger, S. Shakib, P. Gallagher, T.B. Cruz, B.R. Hoffman, B. H. Pitney & L.A. Rohrbach. (2003) Cigarette smoking and related attitudes among American Indian adolescents in California, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, (25) 251-254.

Chen, X., Stacy, A., Zheng, H., Shakib, S., Shan, J., Unger, J. B., Gong, J., Gallaher, P., Xia, J., Spruijt-Metz, D., Li, Y., & Johnson, C. A. (2003).  Sensations from initial exposure to nicotine predicting adolescent smoking in China:  A potential measure of vulnerability to nicotine.”  Nicotine and Tobacco Research, (5) 4:  455-463.

M. Mouttapa, T-K Huang, S. Shakib, S. Sussman, & J.B. Unger.  (2003) Authority-Related Conformity as a Protective Factor against Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors.  Journal of Adolescent Health, (33) 320-321.

J.B. Unger, T. Cruz, S. Shakib, J. Mock, A. Sheilds, L., Baezconde-Garbanati, P. H.  Palmer, J.D. Cruz, E. W. Gritz, T. Glynn & C.A. Johnson.  (2003) Exploring the cultural context of tobacco use:  A transdisciplinary framework.  Nicotine & Tobacco Research, (5) S101-S107.

E.D. Shenassa, J. M. McCaffery, G.E. Swan, T. Khroyan, S. Shakib, C. Lerman, M. Lyons,  M. Mouttapa, R. S. Niaura, S. L. Buka, F. Leslie & S. L. Santangelo  (2003)  Intergenerational transmission of tobacco use and dependence:  A transdisciplinary perspective.  Nicotine & Tobacco Research, (5) S55-S69. 

S. Shakib & M. D. Dunbar (2004) How high school athletes talk about maternal and paternal sporting experiences:  Identifying modifiable social processes for gender equity physical activity interventions.  International Review for the Sociology of Sport.  (39) 3:  275-299.  

S. Shakib, Zheng, C., C. A. Johnson, X. Chen & J. B. Unger.  (2004) Gender differences in family correlates of adolescent smoking in Wuhan, The People’s Republic of China.  Preventive Medicine Volume 40, Issue 1, January 2005, Pages 83-91.

M. Nichter, G. Quintero, M. Nichter, J. Mock & S. Shakib.  (2004) Qualitative research contributions to the study of drug use, drug abuse, and drug-related programs.  Substance Use & Misuse (39) 10-12: 1907 – 1969.

J.B. Unger, L. Baezconde-Garbanati, S. Shakib, P.H. Palmer, E.Nezami, & J. Mora.   (2004)  cultural psychology approach to drug abuse prevention.  Substance Use & Misuse.  (39) 10-12: 1779 – 1820.

J.B. Unger, K. R. Reynolds, S. Shakib, D. Spruitjt-Metz, P. Sun & C. A. Johnson  (2004)  Acculturation, physical activity, and fast-food consumption among Asian-American and Hispanic adolescents.  Journal of Community Health.  (29) 6:  467-481.

Staurowsky, E.J., DeSousa, M.J., Ducher, G., Gentner, N., Miller, K.E., Shakib, S. Theberge, N., & Williams, N.  (2009)  Her Life Depends on It II :  Sport, Physical Activity, and the Health and Well-Being of American Girls and Women.  East Meadow, NY :  Women’s Sports Foundation.

S. Shakib, P. Veliz, M.D. Dunbar & D. Sabo (2011) "Athletics as a Source for Social Status among Youth: Examining variation by gender, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status" Sociology of Sport Journal. Vol 28, Issue 3, pp.  303-328.

S. Shakib, M. Mouttapa, S. Cen, L. Blanco & J. B. Unger (in press) “Variation in Parenting Characteristics and Adolescent Smoking by Parental Immigration Status”.  Journal of Cultural Diversity (in press).

S. Shakib, P. Veliz & D. Sabo (in press) “Race, Sport and Social Support:  A Comparison between African American and White Youths’ Perceptions of Social Support for Sport Participation”  International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

 

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