Elisabeth Becker

Academic Year: 
From Yale
Exchange Partners: 
Freie University
Research Interest: 
Cosmopolitan Callings: Muslim Identity And the Mosque In Contemporary Europe

Elisabeth Becker is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at Yale University, where she is a junior fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology and the Center for Comparative Research. She studies migration, religion and culture. Elisabeth is currently undertaking research for her dissertation on mosques in three European capitals (London, Madrid and Berlin), an ethnographic project situated in broader debates on Islam and belonging in contemporary Europe. Elisabeth has previously researched nationalism in post-conflict Kosovo and in refugee communities, ethnic identification among migrants in New York and peace movements in Latin America. Elisabeth additionally conducts research as a consultant on international health and poverty projects for the International Food Policy Research Institute.