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Prof. Nidal Hijazi

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Prof. Nidal Hijazi






Office Location:

Davies Hall, 3rd Floor, Office #364

Office Hours:

Office Hours:
Tuesdays/Thursdays- 10-11am and Wednesday from 11-12noon

Online Office Hours:
Mondays/Fridays- 11-12noon on Yahoo Messenger (Arcsochijazi)

I was first hired at American River College in the spring of 2002. Courses instructed include Introduction to Sociology (in-class and online formats),Sociology of Popular Culture, and Introduction to Deviance, Crime, and Social Control.

Lincoln Community School (preschool-9th Grade)- Accra Ghana.
Texas Military Institute (9th-12th Grade)- San Antonio, Texas.
Trinity University (first 2 years of University- business administration and sociology)- San Antonio, Texas.
Santa Clara University (B.S. in Sociology and Ethnic Studies)- Santa Clara, CA.
University of California, Davis (Masters in Sociology, Spring 2002)- Davis, CA.
California State University- (Masters in History, Spring 2011)- Sacramento, CA.

Things I Enjoy:
Spending time with the family, reading, educating and learning, traveling, and cooking (esp. Lebanese, American, Ghanaian foods). A fan of international, blues, and reggae music with artists like Bob Marley, Khaled, Omar Diab, Damian Marley, Steel Pulse, Alpha Blondy, Green Day, Groundation, Morgan Heritage, Nasio, Thievery Corporation, P-Square, J. Martins and Timaya (the last three names are Nigerian artists).

My Family:Nidal and Walid
My extended family mostly live in Ghana (Accra) and Lebanon (Tripoli). I have been married since 2006 (to Jessica) and have two step-daughters (Monica and Brittney) and a baby boy (Walid). Below are some photos of the family.