Grad Students

Harleen Kaur

Contact Information

Office  Haines A56-7

Fields of Study

Race/Ethnicity; International Migration; Comparative Ethnicity, Race & Nationalism


Kaur, Harleen. “Telling The(ir) Stories: Centering Narratives in Engaged Learning.” Toward a Theory of Engaged Learning. Ed. Haniff, Nesha Z. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing. (Forthcoming)

Kaur, Harleen and Singh, Simran Jeet, “Guru Nanak and the Foundation of Sikhi.” Great Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History, 3 Vols. Ed. Curta, Florin and Holt, Andrew. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2016. 

Kaur, Harleen. "Moving On Forward." Her Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write about Love, Courage, and Faith. Ed. Meeta Kaur and Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh. Tempe, AZ: She Writes Press, 2014. 230-35. Print.

Grants and Awards

  • Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship (UCLA), 2017-2022
  • Bonderman Fellow (University of Michigan), 2015-2016

Conference Presentations

Kaur, Harleen. “Stigma and Status: Challenging the Notion of Empowerment through POA.” Celebrating 15 Years of the Pedagogy of Action in South Africa. 30 May 2015, Johannesburg. 6 June 2015, Durban. Lecture.


Jeff Guhin


B.A. in English, University of Michigan, 2015