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Dr Amina Easat-Daas holds a PhD from Aston University, Birmingham and studied Muslim women’s political participation in France and Belgium. Prior to this she completed a MA in Modern Languages and Humanities and BA in Psychology and Modern Languages at the University of Leicester.
She is an Early Career Academic Fellow in the Centre for Urban Research on Austerity at De Montfort University, Leicester, and module leader who lectures on the undergraduate Global Comparative Politics module. Her research interests include the study of Muslim women, Muslim youth, Islamophobia and creatively countering-Islamophobia in Europe, gendered dimensions of Islamophobia, and ‘European-Islam’. In her capacity as an emerging Islamophobia studies specialist, she has presented her research findings to the European Parliament, the Council of Europe, the Carter Center (USA), and the OSCE-ODIHR among others, and has appeared on national and international media to discuss Muslim current affairs. Her forthcoming publications include her monograph - EASAT-DAAS, A., 2020. Muslim Women’s Political Participation in France and Belgium. (Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke).