Dr. Miriam Schader

Dr. Miriam Schader

Social and Political Sciences

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Miriam Schader is a senior research fellow / group leader in the Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity, where she is responsible for the project ‘Local transformations.’ Her research at the Institute focuses on the local governance of the recent refugee migration to Germany. Within the Max Planck Research Initiative “The Challenges of Migration, Integration and Exclusion”, Miriam is also Principal Investigator of the project “The inclusion-exclusion continuum: asylum-seekers and the social implications of legal statuses and conditions in Germany”. Additionally, she served as coordinator of the pilot project ‘Addressing the diversity of needs and aspirations of asylum-seekers’ (Feb. 2016 – Feb. 2017). Miriam earned her binational PhD from Göttingen University and Sciences Po Paris. Her thesis on the religious and political mobilisation of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in Berlin and Paris won the Augsburger Wissenschaftspreis für interkulturelle Studien 2015 (Augsburg Academic Prize for Intercultural Studies). Before returning to Göttingen, Miriam was a postdoctoral researcher at Münster University and worked as a senior project manager for the Robert Bosch Foundation in the area of ‘migration and integration’. She holds a Master professionnel and a Master recherche in Sociologie politique from Sciences Po, Paris.