Michelle Sandhoff, an assistant professor of Sociology, recently published her first book. Service
in a Time of Suspicion: Experiences of Muslims Serving in the U.S. Military
Post-9/11 is a qualitative study on the experiences of Muslim American service members and veterans.
The events of 9/11 and the subsequent “War on Terror” refueled long-standing negative stereotypes about Muslims and Islam among many Americans. And yet, thousands of practicing Muslims continued to serve or chose to enlist in the US military during these
in a Time of Suspicion, 15 such service members talk about what it means to be Muslim, American, and a uniformed member of the armed services in the 21st century. These honest accounts remind us of our shared humanity.
The book is available through University of Iowa
Department of Sociology