Dialika Sall

Dialika Sall

Biographical Note: 

Dialika Sall is a Ph.D student in Sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. Her research interests include racial and ethnic inequality, education, urban poverty and immigration. She's currently studying identity negotiations among the children of West African immigrants in New York City. Dialika is also the recipient of the 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

Prior to Columbia, Dialika graduated from Pomona College in 2012 with a B.A. in Sociology. Her senior thesis examined the work experiences of Senegalese hair braiders in New York City and Atlanta, Georgia. After Pomona College, Dialika worked with Americorps as a City Year Chicago tutor and mentor to ninth graders at Harper High School.


Sall, Dialika and Shamus Khan. 2016. What Elite Theory Should Have Learned, and Can Still Learn, From W.E.B. DuBois. Ethnic and Racial Studies http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2017.1248999.

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