E-mail: amymalek@ucla.edu

Research

Malek's primary research interests include diaspora studies, cultural production, visual culture, immigration, and identity, with a particular emphasis on Iranian diaspora communities in North America and Europe. Her dissertation research is an examination of cultural production among Iranian communities in Canada, Sweden, and the United States, with particular attention to the influences of immigration policy, cultural politics, and multiculturalism in local diasporic spaces.