Margot Dazey

Academic Year: 
To Yale
Exchange Partners: 
Cambridge University
Project Title: 
Understanding Islamic Revivalist networks in France

Margot is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Cambridge. Funded by a Knox scholarship (Trinity College, Cambridge), Margot’s doctoral research examines the ways Islamic revivalist movements seek to gain acceptance both within French secular-republican society and pious Muslim communities. She is an alumna of the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, and holds an MPhil in History from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a BA in Arabic from the INALCO, Paris. Her research interests span institutional theory, sociology of religion and political ethnography.

Policy Brief: “How European Governments Engage with New Religious Communities”