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Oral History Interview with Margaret Abraham

A sociologist, a writer, a researcher, a teacher, and an advocate for social justice, Dr. Margaret Abraham currently serves as the Special Advisor to the Provost for Diversity Initiatives at Hofstra University, where she was the former chair of the Department of Sociology, and the former Director of Women's Studies. In the late 1990s to early 2000s, Maggie served on the board of the Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS (APICHA) and was a lead investigator on an exploratory study examining South Asian immigrant women's knowledge and experiences with HIV/AIDS in New York City. In her oral history interview, Maggie describes her work at with South Asian women's groups on issues related to domestic violence, and the intersection with HIV/AIDS. She also discusses coalition building between various South Asian groups around representation in India and Pakistan Day celebrations.

Gender & Sexuality

Duration: 01:36:58

Date: April 28, 2021
Subject(s): Margaret Abraham
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Nikhil D. Patil
Location: Atlanta, GA

Collection: Nikhil D. Patil Fellowship Project
Item History: 2021-06-25 (created); 2024-05-26 (modified)

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