Year of Graduation: 2013.
Title of MRE: Identity Performance of Muslim Women in Canada: The case of the Hijab
(MRE was published as an article available online through the Carleton University Library here)
What attracted you to Carleton University’s MA in Religion and Public Life program?
I admired the diversity of both faculty members, students and courses of this program. I enjoyed every single course of the MA program. I managed to publish my MRE in a renowned journal with the help of brilliant professors such as Dr. Richard Mann. The experience that I gained from the Religious Studies program in delivering presentations, participating in seminars and developing critical approaches, was very helpful for me in continuing my studies through the PhD program of Anthropology at Carleton University.
What were some of your highlights of attending Carleton University?
There were many useful conferences, lectures and events at Carleton University that provided students with a variety of perspectives on different issues. Participating in them allowed me to broaden my horizons as well as to form friendships with well-known and talented students from different departments.
What are you up to now and what aspects of the MA experience have gone with you?
I am currently an instructor at Carleton University in the department of Sociology and Anthropology.