Dr. Sharma featured on CNN.com

Dr. Sharma was featured on a recent CNN article entitled, ” How South Asian-owned threading salons in the US became a space for community.”

From the article, “Despite the prospect of long hours and low wages, many artists prefer threading over other service jobs because of the sense of community it offers, according to Preeti Sharma, an assistant professor of American studies at California State University, Long Beach, who has written a dissertation on the subject. “There is something about folks wanting to work with others in their community, and a kind of comfort,” Sharma said in a phone interview.”

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