Current position

At the moment I am working as a postdoctoral researcher in the research project Transnational Muslim Marriages: Wellbeing, Law and Gender“, funded by the Academy of Finland and led by Dr Marja Tiilikainen (2013-2018) and based at the Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki.

Dissertation in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences 2016:

Relational Subjects

Academic path thus far:

Doctor of Social Sciences (D.Soc.Sc) in Sociology, University of Helsinki, 2016. Dissertation defended 13th May 2016, degree awarded 30 Aug 2016. Evaluation of dissertation: approved with distinction (“kiittäen hyväksytty”)

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher, Sociology, University of Helsinki 2016 – ongoing
    • Research project: Transnational Muslim Marriages: Wellbeing, Law and Gender
  • Doctoral Candidate, Sociology, University of Helsinki 2008-2016
    • Gender, Culture and Society Graduate School, University of Helsinki, 2014-2016
    • Graduate School for Human Rights Research, Finland, 2010-2013

European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA), European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC – network of European universities), Venice, Italy, 2006

MA Single Honours in Social Anthropology, School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2004