Welcome to Dr. Selcuk R. Sirin's research lab webpage!
In these pages you can learn more about Dr. Sirin's work, meet the members of his research lab, and have access to his publications.
Dr. Selcuk R. Sirin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology in New York University's Steinhardt School. Dr. Sirin's research focuses on the lives of immigrant and minority children and their families and ways to increase professionals' ability to better serve them. Dr. Sirin conducted a major meta-analytical review of research on socioeconomic status and he co-produced the Racial and Ethical Sensitivity Test (REST) and accompanying training program for school professionals. He served as the Research Coordinator for the Partnership for Teacher Excellence project at NYU in collaboration with New York City School of Education. Dr. Sirin's book with Dr. Michelle Fine, entitled "Muslim American Youth: Understanding Hyphenated Identities through Multiple Methods" was published in 2008 by the NYU Press. He is the recipient of Teaching Excellence Award from Boston College, Young Scholar Award from the Foundation for Child Development for his project on immigrant children, and Review of Research Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) given in recognition of an outstanding article published in education. Sirin's work has been published in several scholarly journals including Journal of Developmental Psychology, Journal of Educational Psychology, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Review of Educational Research, and Youth & Society. He recently co-edited, with Aida Balsano, a special issue of Applied Developmental Science focusing on immigrant Muslim youth in the West.