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Dr Khursheed Wadia

Dr Khursheed Wadia is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology. She is also co-coordinator (with Dr Meleisa Ono-George, History) of the Warwick Staff BAME Network.

Outside the University of Warwick, Dr Khursheed Wadia is an Overseas Research Associate at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, an Associate Fellow of the Centre Migrations et Citoyenneté, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, Paris and an external Research Associate at the Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture, Aston University in Birmingham.

Dr Khursheed Wadia's research lies at the intersection of gender, ethnicity and politics in Europe with a focus on Britain and France. More specifically it covers the field of political participation and policy. Her work on political participation and policy has been extended to examine why and how young people engage with political and civic institutions and processes (see below).

Dr Khursheed Wadia is co-author (with Prof. Gill Allwood, Nottingham Trent University) of Women and Politics in France: 1958-2000 (Routledge, 2000), Gender and Policy in France (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), Refugee Women in Britain and France (Manchester University Press, 2010) and of various short works.

She is also co-author (with Prof. Danièle Joly, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris) of Muslim Women and Power: Political and Civic Engagement in West European Societies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) which won the Political Studies Association UK WJM Mackenzie prize for the best book in political science in 2018. This book has been translated into French as La Participation civique et politique des femmes de culture musulmane en Europe, and is published by the Presses de l'Université Laval, in Quebec, Canada.

She is co-editor (with Dr. Gabriella Lazaridis) of The Securitisation of Migration in the EU: Debates since 9/11 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

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