Sonali Jain, PhD, joined the sociology department at Drexel in the fall of 2019 as an associate teaching professor. Between 2013-2019 she transitioned from assistant to associate professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She was born and raised in India, and earned her PhD in Sociology from Boston University. Her research and teaching interests include South Asia, ethnicity and gender. Her research is published in journals including Ethnic and Racial Studies and Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.