I hold a BSc in Psychology and Sociology from Queen Margaret University (2016) in Edinburgh and a MA in Religion and Public Life from the University of Leeds (2017). I am now a first year PhD student in the Department of Religious and Theological Studies.
Thesis: Converts and the Next Generation of British Muslims
- Islam and Muslims in Britain
- Religious conversion
- Identity theory and gender
Converts and the Next Generation of British Muslims
My doctoral research explores the post-conversion experiences of Muslim converts and the particular intersection of converts having children. I further focus on the identities and experiences of the next generation, namely, the children of converts. In this context, I also examine the role of convert support groups in the lives of convert families. Through my research I am hoping to contribute to a better understanding of conversion to Islam, the diversity of the current generation of Muslims in Britain and ultimately the heterogeneity of Muslim communities.