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Dr. Germine Awad's scholarship is characterized by interrelated areas of inquiry: prejudice and discrimination and identity and acculturation. She has also written in the area of multicultural research methodology. Much of her research is guided by the questions “What factors lead to discrimination against minoritized ethnic groups?” and “What impacts perceptions of experienced discrimination?” The two populations that she has primarily focused on are Arab/Middle Eastern Americans and African Americans. Dr. Awad is concerned with how prejudicial attitudes and ideology impact attitudes towards minoritized ethnic groups generally and within different institutions and contexts. In addition, she examines how racial/ethnic identity and acculturation impact minoritized ethnic groups’ perceptions of discrimination.