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Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State University, Fresno

Aseem Hasnain is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State University, Fresno. He completed his Ph.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Natural Resource Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal (India).

His areas of expertise include majoritarianism, collective identity, culture, politics, social movements, labor, and ideology.

His current research projects engage with environmental justice, environmentalism, politics of development, modernity, capitalism; decolonization, and race/caste. His research on majoritarian politics and indigenous social movements; comparative Human Rights; and Israeli-Palestinian conflict have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Social Movement Studies, Sociologist Without Borders, Sociological Sciences. He has published engaged scholarship in popular publications such as,, and The Bridgewater Review.

He has extensive work experience in community organizing, environmental resource management, and development.


  • 2022–present
    Assistant Professor, California State University at Fesno


  • 2016 
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sociology